• Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)

    Attended ARIJ’s 9th annual forum for investigative journalism from the Middle East and North Africa region. Dead Sea, 1 – 3 December, 2016.

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  • NATO Advanced Research Workshop

    Attended a workshop organized by the Atlantic Treaty Association on “Human Factors in the Defense Against Terrorism: the Case of Jordan”. Dead Sea, 21st – 23rd November 2016. More.

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  • Meeting with German members of Parliament

    Met with German members of Parliament, Gabriele Groneberg and Dr. Daniela De Ridder, to discuss the upcoming parliamentary elections in Jordan and the Syrian refugee crisis.

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  • Farewell dinner for H.E. Swedish Ambassador

    Attended a farewell dinner for H.E. the Ambassador of The Kingdom of Sweden, Ms Helena Rietz, hosted by H.E. the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr Paul van den IJssel.

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  • Reception at British Ambassador residence

    Attended a receptionon occasion of the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II at the British Ambassador residence in Amman.

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  • Meeting with NDI President

    Met with President of the National Democratic Institute, Kenneth Wollack. He has been actively involved in foreign affairs, journalism and politics since 1972. We spoke about political reform, the media and challenges facing Jordan.

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  • FES Discussion on the ISIS Propaganda

    Attended a discussion held byFriedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Amman on The Secret of Attraction: ISIS Propaganda and Recruitment

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  • World Press Freedom Day

    Attended the annual UNESCO event in which panelists debatedthe Right to Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms: “This is Your Right!”.UNESCO Amman.

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  • Meeting with German Chairman of Social Democratic Party

    Meeting with Thomas Oppermann, Chairman of Germany’sParliamentary Group of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) where we talked about the migrant crisis, integration of Syrian refugees in Germany and political reform in the Middle East.

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  • Networking reception at residence of Ambassador of Sweden

    Attended a networking reception heldat the residence ofH.E. Ms. Helena Grndahl Rietz in Amman to celebrate equality, diversity and womens empowerment.

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  • Diwanieh on foreign investment in Jordan

    Attended a Diwanieh event held by Leaders of Tomorrow where two economic experts debated the motion “Foreign investment has not served the national economy.” Senator Dr. Taher Kanaandebated for the motion, opposed by Senator Dr. Mohammad Al-Halaiqa, debating against the motion.

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  • Frankenstein in Baghdad: Discussion with author

    Attended a discussion by Iraqi author Ahmad Sa’adawi in Amman abouthis novel Frankenstein in Baghdad, winner of the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).

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  • Meeting chaired by Madeline Albright

    Attended a meeting in Amman chaired by Madeline Albright on political reform in Jordan, organized by the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and the Atlantic Council Delegation.

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  • Meeting with Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES)

    Attended a meeting hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) on the impact of civil society in Jordan and Iraq.

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  • Meeting with UNESCO

    A meeting and interview with Marcel Masferrer Pascual regarding the “Support to Media in Jordan” project, funded by the European Union and implemented byUNESCO.

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  • A chat with cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat

    Attended a chat with the talented Jordanian cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat where he discussed his work. Watch his Ted x Talk earlier in 2014.

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