• United Nations Partnership in the UN Dialogue with the Global South Program
  • Participating in the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation expert group on Foresight on the Long-Term Challenges for the Mediterranean Area
  • Ties with the Gulf Research Center Foundation (Geneva). The AUC forum director has participated in July 2010, as a member in the Council of Directors, in the foundation's First Research Conference on the Gulf at the University of Cambridge. 
  • European-Mediterranean research project with 13 other institutions, headquartered in Barcelona, Spain


  •  The forum’s director was invited to head the Scientific Committee for the organization of the second Biennial Summit Conference of the Arab Women Organization (a specialized body of the Arab League), Abu Dhabi, November 2008. Some members of AUC were associated with these activities and attended the conference -- a well-planned effort to go beyond the forum to embrace the promotion of AUC as a whole.
  • Partners with Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research for training the center’s personnel in research methodology/report writing and/or in diplomacy/international relations
His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair to graduates,"Class of 2017, you are among the best positioned young people in our region"


Ongoing ties have been established with:

  • Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies
  • Cairo University (Faculty of Economics and Political Science)
  • Center for Strategic Studies and the Future
  • Information and Decision-Making Support Center (IDSC), the Egyptian Cabinet
  • Al-Siyassa Al-Dawleya journal, Al-Ahram