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News outlet expands coverage of Arab higher education

London, 5 December 2013 Al-Fanar Media, the online publication founded by the Alexandria Trust that covers higher education in the Arab world, is expanding its readership and journalistic reach, and improving its coverage of research.

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Alexandria Trust appoints Dayna Bahig honorary representative in Alexandria

London, 28 November 2013 – The Alexandria Trust announced this week that Dayna Bahig has joined the organisation's team as honorary representative in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Al-Fanar Media to train Arab journalists to write about education

London, 14 November 2013Al-Fanar Media, a project of the Alexandria Trust, has received a grant from the U.N. Democracy Fund for work that will expand the depth and range of Arab education journalism and spur public discussion of education.

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Alexandria Trust hosts dinner in honour of Ismail Serageldin at the Royal Society

London, 14 November 2013 – At a dinner hosted by the Alexandria Trust at the Royal Society in his honour, Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the Library of Alexandria, delivered remarks on “Education and the Future of the Arab World”.

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Alexandria workshop discusses governance in Egypt's universities

London, 14 October 2013 – The Alexandria Trust convened today a timely roundtable on governance in Egyptian universities, a critical sector for the long-term success of the Egyptian society and economy.

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Al-Fanar Media features articles by Librarian of Alexandria and NASA scientist

London, 18 July 2013 – Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt and Farouk El-Baz, Director of Boston University Center for Remote Sensing shared their insights on higher education with readers of Al-Fanar Media.

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Frances Guy presents the vision of the Alexandria Trust at GSx 2013

Leipzig, 6 July 2013 – Frances Guy, Representative for UN Women in Iraq and board member of the Alexandria Trust, presented the vision of the Trust to the Global Skills Exchange (GSx) conference in Leipzig, Germany, alongside WorldSkills 2013.

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International gathering explores education-focused Arab philanthropy

St. Louis, 30 May 2013 – St. Louis became the meeting place for all concerned with education matters, as thousands came to attend the 65th NAFSA annual conference.

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Salah Khalil to deliver address at NAFSA's 65th annual conference

London, 7 May 2013 – The Alexandria Trust is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in St. Louis, Missouri, May 27 – 31.

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Trust signs agreement with Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD) in Lebanon

Beirut, 1 May 2013 – The Alexandria Trust has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD) in Lebanon, under which the UK-based charity will provide education consulting services.

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