School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) prepares its graduates to take the lead in shaping the future of their nations and the world at large, with a strong belief in the interaction of international and public affairs, an unwavering commitment to ethics and the rule of law, and a recognition of the unique role that the media play in shaping public policy.
GAPP consists of three academic departments in law, public policy and administration, and journalism and mass communication, in addition to five research centers including the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS), the Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women Studies (IGWS), the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, Middle East Studies Program (MESC), Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research, and the Executive Education unit. All these programs offer students unique opportunities to develop a comprehensive overview of the strategic issues that are of great concern to world citizens today.
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GAPP's First Advisory Board
The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) is hosting a meeting of the newly-established advisory board beginning on Sunday. The advisory board is a body consisting of 12 international experts from different fields and professional backgrounds, including renowned public figures.
“The board is comprised of experts in and outside the academic field to paint a full picture of the school, and give genuine advice and recommendations to better the school of GAPP,” Dean Nabil Fahmy explained. “As the board is comprised of experts from various fields, they will be able to identify issues that are to be important regarding the school’s future and advise on how to tackle those issues.”
The board will assist the school in applying its vision and mission, setting a path to enhance the school’s image nationally as well as internationally, thus making the school, its students and its alumni more competitive on a global scale.
“The main aim of the board is, quite simply, strengthening the networks inside and outside the University,” said Fahmy.
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GAPP to Host Nabil Elaraby in upcoming Tahrir Dialogue
The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo is hosting Nabil Elaraby, secretary-general of the Arab League, as part of the Tahrir Dialogue lecture series on Monday, March 11, 2013. Elaraby will share his assessment, views and prescriptions with Nabil Fahmy, dean of the school of GAPP.
Journalists and the public can join in the conversation through Facebook and Twitter (#NabilElarabyAUC)
Monday, March 11, 2013
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Opera Hall • Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel
For more info: 20.2.2615 2703/2615; email@example.com