Consecrating Egypt’s Democratic Foundations: 2019, The Year of Education

Education is the soul of democracy. The direct link between democracy and education is a well-established fact. Numerous studies have highlighted education as the single, most vital pre-condition for a functioning, stable and sustainable democracy. A 2007 study by researchers at Harvard University titled “Why does democracy need education?” notes that “across countries, education and […]

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Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security: An Egyptian Perspective

*Ambassador Moushira Khattab (PhD) is the Chair of the Women in Foreign Policy Group (Egyptian Council of Foreign Affairs) & Former Minister of Family and Population of Egypt On October 13th 2015 the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved resolution 2242 to improve implementation of its landmark women, peace and security agenda. This is the second […]

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Egyptian Women: Breaking through new barriers?

Ambassador Moushira Khattab (PhD) is the Chair of the Women in Foreign Policy Group (Egyptian Council of Foreign Affairs) & Former Minister of Family and Population of Egypt September 1st, 2015 saw the appointment of Judge Ghada El Shahawi to the position of Assistant Minister of Justice.  The appointment, which was made by “Egypt’s Supreme Judicial […]

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