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Michael’s clientele includes a broad range of non-governmental, academic, media, corporate, and governmental organizations in the Middle East, North Africa, Latin America, and Asia. A founder of the firm’s Arabian Gulf headquarters in Doha, Qatar, his high-level international political and business clientele includes various United Nations bodies, the Republic of Gabon, the Kingdom of Morocco, and Ecuador. Michael has spearheaded a number of innovative people-to-people initiatives between the US and China, Russia, and elsewhere.
At the government’s request, Michael was seconded to the Federal Emergency Management Agency following the September 11th terrorist attacks. Reprising a role he held with FEMA during the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center, Michael served as a media liaison from Ground Zero. He later served as an advisor to the Director of Policy Planning Staff at the US Department of State during th..
EVENT DATE: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2019
TIME: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
LOCATION: POUND HALL ROOM 100, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, CAMBRIDGE, MAThe Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Middle East Negotiation Initiative are pleased to present:What Can the Syrian Negotiation Commission (SNC) Do for the Syrians While the War Goes On and Formal Negotiations Are Stalled?withHind KabawatVisiting Scholar, Program on Negotiation
Deputy Head of Syrian Negotiation Commission Office in Geneva
Director of Interfaith Peacebuilding, Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, George Mason UniversityWednesday, February 27, 2019
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.Pound Hall Room 100
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MAFree and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.Add to calendarGoogleiCalOutlookAbout the event:Hind Kabawat will illustrate how the Syrian Negotiation Commission (SNC), made up of diverse Syrian opposition groups, is able to make small, but meaningful advances for the ..
American writer Walter Isaacson, in a Broadcasting Board of Governors conversation about U.S. public diplomacy and news outreach abroad, did not get web and social media coverage from Voice of America. U.S. international media outreach is in a deep crisis in the period of intensifying anti-American propaganda, particularly on foreign pseudo-news websites and social media.Read more
News item | 09-01-2019 | 09:12The Netherlands Embassy in Baghdad is looking for a proactive and resourceful candidate for the position of Projects, Policy and Communications Officer.The Netherlands has designated Iraq as a focus country for its foreign policy. It has developed a new strategy for Iraq with security and peacebuilding, migration, human rights and economic development as main priorities. The Dutch government offers a wide range of assistence and cooperation to Iraq in support of that strategy. The successful candidate will help therein, by managing Dutch-funded projects in Iraq, improving migration cooperation and supporting online communications.Duties and results areasProject ManagementManage the project portfolio of the Netherlands in Iraq, which consists of activities in the four priority areas: security, migration, work & income and human rights. This entails i.a.Identifying and monitoring Dutch-funded projects in order to achieve maxim..
16 Apr Conspiracy Theories in the COVID-19 Crisis and their Social & Geopolitical Consequences
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in UK Perspectives
by Sophia Gaston
There are a number of historically unique factors about the moment at which the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the world, and it certainly arrived at an especially delicate moment in the trajectory of Western liberal democracies. Socially and politically, the pandemic is being experienced in the aftermath of a number of developments that have chipped away at some of the traditional tools of governance and preconditions of cohesive societies.
Of particular alarm has been the prominent role of conspiracy theories – which have been gaining an increasing degree of visibility and influence in Western political life over recent years. The rise of social media, the growth in anti-establishment political movements, the declining levels of trust in institutions, and the rising competition between social gr..Read more