Mural with text "Egyptian and Proud"

How can we create new opportunities for Egyptian youth after last year's revolution?

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How can social entrepreneurship empower young people in North Africa, and what role can international organisations play? In this guest post, Roland Singer-Kingsmith, program manager of the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute in Cairo, offers a few ideas. CAIRO -- One doesn’t have to spend much time in Egypt to recognise the nightmarish quality of its job market. When your taxi driver has

http://vimeo.com/34746898 The following is a guest post from Aftab A. Malik, a member of the Our Shared Future Advisory Board. Anders Behring Breivik, the calculating mass-murderer who bombed and then butchered his fellow citizens, killed because he feared it. Right-wing extremists have made electoral gains across Europe, using it as a central plank in their election campaigns. Today, decent, hardworking Americans

http://vimeo.com/27001110 During last week’s Republican presidential debate, Abraham Hassan, a Palestinian Republican from Jacksonville, Fla., asked the candidates to explain their positions on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. “How would a Republican administration help bring peace to Palestine and Israel, when most candidates barely recognize the existence of Palestine and its people? As a Palestinian-American Republican, I’m here to tell you