London, 6 January 2017 – With a heavy and sad heart, the Alexandria Trust announces the passing of Khalil Mahshi, a former Trustee and a true inspiration to many in the education field. The Alexandria Trust extends its most sincere condolences to his family.
London, 18 August 2015 – The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Science, announced it will contribute $60,000 to the Alexandria Trust to cover the cost of translating 10 books into Arabic.
London, 14 April 2015 – The British International School, Cairo (BISC) has launched an appeal to the BISC community to support the work of the Alexandria Trust by sponsoring the translation of seminal academic texts into Arabic.
London, 25 February 2015 – Emirati scholar and writer Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has officially launched the Alexandria Trust's translation project by committing to support the Arabic translation of two titles offering analysis and critique of seminal books.
London, 9 February 2015 – At a dinner arranged for the Alexandria Trust by the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) in London, Rt. Hon. Sir Hugh Robertson, MP, gave a wide ranging introduction on the many issues the Arab region is facing, and which the British and other governments are having to address.
London, 5 January 2015 – The London Business School Impact Consulting Club has developed a business model and plan for the Alexandria Trust's translation venture by examining and developing options for generating ongoing revenue to enable an ambitious programme in Arabic translation to become sustainable over time.
London, 1 December 2014 – In a recent report prepared by the Alexandria Trust, education authors Marion Lloyd, Henk Rossouw and Sarah Lynch present three case studies which highlight the conflict between keeping college campuses safe and supporting the right to free expression in transitional democracies in Brazil, South Africa, and Tunisia.
London, 21 November 2014 – The Alexandria Trust today announced the appointment to its board of trustees of a new member, Mr. Khalil Mahshi, former director of UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP).