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“Pluralism in Egypt and Tunisia – How the Political Opening is Changing Islamist Forces”

Cairo 4-7 October 2012


News from Jun 21, 2012

The conference is a project of the EU-Middle East Forum, a program for the advancement of Young Professionals at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), which is realized in close cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the German Federal Foreign Office, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), the American University in Cairo, and the Freie Universität Berlin Cairo Office. Once you have participated in one of EUMEF’s events, you become part of a network that receives information on professional activities of other alumni, grants, scholarships, and other similar programs. And every two years all alumni of EUMEF meet in Berlin for a reunion.

The main protagonists and hence target group of the conference are Young Professionals with at least three years of professional work experience (aged around 27-35) in academia, politics, the private sector, and civil society organizations such as research centers, NGOs or the media, who deal with political issues related to the topic of the conference. Participants should come from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Greece.

To apply, please submit the application form and a one-page outline of your intended contribution to the conference.

The application deadline is 8 July 2012. More details for the application procedure and the conference can be obtained here->