Luxor, 16 November 2014 – At a two-day conference called “Connecting Universities,” co-sponsored by the British Council and Al-Fanar Media with support from the Ford Foundation, presidents of Egypt’s public higher learning institutions discussed ways to strengthen domestic university ties, enhance student connections and connect Egyptian universities with employers.
Cairo, 10 November 2014 – At a conference organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation in collaboration with Transeuropéennes and Doum Cultural Foundation, David French, Advisor to the Trust's Chair and Board, joined more than 60 writers, translators and publishers from 17 countries to discuss ways by which...
London, 5 November 2014 – Following the success of the first dinner hosted for the Alexandria Trust by the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) in London in July 2014, CLS organised a second dinner for the Trust to keep spreading awareness of the organisation and its projects among a group of notable Arab individuals in London.
Istanbul, 4 November 2014 – Twenty-eight journalists from 16 Arab countries together with the Al-Fanar Media editors and a group of mentors participated in a workshop intended to improve the quality and increase the quantity of reporting on education within the Arab region.
London, 1 July 2014 – David French and Ismail Serageldin, director of the Library of Alexandria, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Alexandria Trust and the Library of Alexandria.
London, 24 March 2014 – The Alexandria Trust today announced the appointment to its board of trustees of a new member, Dr. Haifa Jamal Allail.
Alexandria, 14 February 2014 – The Alexandria Trust has issued a new publication titled "Reflections on Education" following a special evening at the Royal Society in London last November in honour of Professor Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria.
London, 13 February 2014 – A fundraising dinner event, generously hosted by Nada Bayoud, Chair of the Lebanese Chapter for the Alexandria Trust, gathered influential members of London's Arab community at the Royal Society.