Fadumo Dayib is an accomplished Somali politician and the first woman to run for President of Somalia, during 2016 elections. She was born in 1972 in Kenya to Somali parents, both of whom were illiterate. The family was expelled from Nairobi in 1989, and found their way eventually to Finland, where she has lived since 1990. Dayib is a social change activist, a public health expert and development practitioner. Her participation in the 2016 Somali […]
Emma Bonino is a prominent and highly-respected politician who most recently served as Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs. She held previous posts as a member of the European Parliament and member of the Italian Senate. She held her seat and served in the Italian Chamber of Deputies and was re-elected numerous times. As a veteran legislator in Italian politics, and an activist for various reform policies, Emma Bonino was elected, in 2008, as one of […]
May Daouk, Jad Chaaban, Mona Fawwaz, Rita Maalouf, Nayla Geagea, and Tarek Ammar discuss their vision for their hometown Beirut; each with relevance to their expertise.
Cardiologist Walid Al Alami and plastic surgeon Ghassan Abu Sitta share their views on the Palestinian crisis, as Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. They discuss the current circumstances in Palestine, the difficulties facing refugees, as well as the right of return.
Political activist, author and President of Lebanon’s Liberal Democrats Party, Tracy Chamoun is the daughter of Dany Chamoun and the granddaughter of former president, Camille Chamoun. She is the first woman to found a political party in the Arab world.
He held the posts of Minister of Information, Minister of Culture and Higher Education and Minister of State. Michel Edde comes from a distinguished Lebanese family and is a qualified lawyer and active member in the Lebanese community as president of key organizations, including the Maronite Foundation of the World.
Farida Allaghi is a native citizen of Lybia, where she completed her Bachelor’s degree at Garyunes University in Benghazi-Lybia in Philosophy and Sociology in 1969. She continued her education at Colorado State University – USA, where she acquired her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sociology (Social Planning and Development) in 1981. Since the early 1980’s she has been actively involved in establishing countless national, regional and international foundations and non-governmental organizations. She has been focusing […]
Mona Makram Ebeid is the liberal woman who has ever called for reform. She represents Egyptian women in their aspiration to equality and freedom. She was secretary-general of El Ghad party in Egypt and former Member of Parliament. Moreover, she is a president of association for advancement of education and on board of trustees of “Egypt’s International Economic Forum” and “Arab Knowledge Management Society”. To Mona, the call for freedom, reform, education, economic and social […]
He is the lawyer of controversial names in the region, such as the former Tunisian President, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and the former president of the Lebanese General Security, Jamil Sayyed. Akram Azouri was also the lawyer on the winning side of the City Bank scandalous case. In 1989, he founded Azouri and Co. law firm and took on international cases in UK, France, and Italy.
Jordanian ambassador to Washington and Jordan’s first ambassador to Israel, Marwan Muasher is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East. Muasher began his career as a journalist for the Jordan Times and held several governmental posts.
Widow of the late Lebanese billionaire and ex-Prime Minister, Rafic Hariri, Nazek Hariri works for and contributes to several charitable causes including the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the Children’s Cancer Center in Beirut and the Muslim Institute for Orphanages. Nazek possesses a strong presence in social appearances and is a supporter of Lebanese fashion designers.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Egyptian politician and diplomat had a very controversial tenure and was the only Secretary-General not elected for a second term. As Egypt’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, he attended Camp David and played a role in the peace agreement between Egypt and Israel. He died in 2016.
Avec mon amitié et mes remerciements pour une des rares interviews que j’ai pris plaisir à faire
En appréciation d’un dialogue (en 6 parties jusqu’à maintenant) fort et important et particulièrement constructif
Thank you for the wonderful moments, for the magical questions and may God bless you