Khalil Mujahed, Italy hub member, attended the ” Migration in the Mediterranean: Why the EU needs partners in the Region?” conference that is held in the European parliament. Beside other topics, the conference panels addressed the current migration challenges and examined scopes for strengthening the cooperation between the EU and the countries on the southern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
The Italian hub attended the 4th edition of the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED 2018),organized by the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in Rome, Italy. The event hosted 40 heads of state, ministers and representatives of international organizations beside other 1000 significant business, politics and culture figures. The unique dialogue tackled the Mediterranean region’s pressing issues, including the Palestinian question, the Syrian crisis, the Libya case and Immigration and Refugees crisis.
As the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is drawing closer, Al Sharq Youth Italy Hub organized an interactive discussion session on the history of the Declaration and raised the question of how it is implemented nowadays. The event hosted Thomas Casadei, Professor of Law at the University of Modena, and Doctor Roberto Scaini, humanitarian worker from Doctors Without Borders to share their insights on the issue.
The Opportunities Program Coordinator of Italy Hub, Khalil Mujahed, attended the “European Economic Policy Forum – Trends and Strategy of the European Business” conference held in the European Parliament. The conference aimed to create a high profile forum for discussion regarding the current economic and industrial outlook in the EU, gathering European policy makers and leading business associations including Confindustria and German BDI.
Three members from Italy Hub participated in the two-day program entitled ‘Eureka: The Borders of Europe’ which was organized by the Italian Brainstorm Association in the town of Manerba del Garda in Italy. Hosting researchers, professors, lawyers and journalists among its speakers, the program addressed various issues on the future of Europe including security and defense, migration, the phenomenon of “fake news” and journalism in the conflict driven areas.
Saida Hamouyehy, Horizons Circle Coordinator of the Italy Hub, attended the “Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018” event which was held in the city of Turin, Italy as a delegate representing Al Sharq Youth. Organized by Slow Food International, the 5-day event included interactive exhibitions, educational activities, forums, debates and taste workshops under the motto of “Food for Change.”
Al Sharq Youth Italy Hub held a roundtable meeting titled ‘On Arab Reason and Pluralism’ with Mohammed Hashas, professor in the department of Political Science at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.
Al Sharq Youth Italy Hub organized an introductory meeting for the new members who have joined the network. During the event, the new members were introduced to the vision and the values of Al Sharq Youth.
Khalil Mujahed, a member of Al Sharq Youth Italy Hub, participated in the ‘Humility, Attention, Respect: Three Companies, Enrico Mattei and the Global Vision’ conference held in Ancona, Italy.