Join the AUC’s GAPP Tahrir Dialogue with Mark Turnage

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 14 Jun 2022

Mark Turnage and Nabil Fahmy
Mark Turnage and Nabil Fahmy

American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus

Wed 22, 7 - 8pm (Online event): Join this virtual session of the Gerhart Center Social Talks titled “The Egyptian State’s Efforts in Family Development and the Importance of the Role of Youth” featuring Hala Azzam, general director of research and international agreements at the National Population Council. The talk will discuss the history of overpopulation in Egypt and the government’s efforts - this will include the population characteristics and the National population strategy. Azzam will also highlight the importance of the youth’s role and how the National Population Council includes the youth in its strategy. The link is
Moataz Al Alfi Hall and Livestreaming

Thurs 23, 2-3.30pm: AUC Climate Change Initiative Launch presents a talk on the universities’ significant leadership role nationally and internationally in limiting the many dangers of climate change. Join AUC President Ahmed Dallal and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt, and Executive Director, International Monetary Fund Mahmoud Mohei El Din (joining virtually) as they tackle the importance of utilizing education and research to reduce our environmental footprint. The link is

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Media Library

Fri 17, 12pm: Start the day with Salma Mohsein who will make you discover lots of stories during your favorite story time meeting followed by a creative workshop. Mohsein is a teacher for children and a gifted reader.

Italian Cultural Institute
Mon 20, 6pm (Online): Veronica Raimo, the candidate for the Strega Prize for her novel Niente di Vero meets readers in Egypt. The meeting will be held online in Italian at the IIC.

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Sat 18, 1.30pm-10pm: The first edition of the AUC Venture Lab Summit is a day filled with expert knowledge, networking opportunities and the latest in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. The event will feature valuable panels and inspiring one-on-one discussions, exclusive workshops and startup pitches. From valuable panel discussions and inspiring one-on-one discussions to exclusive workshops and the V-Lab Demo Day featuring the pitches of our Spring'22 cohort of innovative startups.

Please note that while tickets are free, pre-event registration is a must to ensure campus access for this event. Attendees will receive event confirmations after registering. On the day of the event, kindly make sure to bring your National ID and a face mask to be able to join the event.
Oriental Hall

Mon 20, 6 -7.30pm: The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) will hold GAPP Tahrir Dialogue (103) titled “Lessons Learned from the Ukraine-Russia Cyberwar, and Why Cyber Wars of the Future Will Look Different Than We Thought”. It features as a speaker Mark Turnage  Chair, AUC Board of Trustees; CEO, DarkOwl, United States, with host and discussant Nabil Fahmy, Founding Dean of GAPP, The American University in Cairo, and Former Egyptian Foreign Minister. This will be a hybrid event, panelists and invited guests only will attend in person from the Oriental Hall at AUC Tahrir Campus. This measure is taken due to COVID-19 hall maximum capacity regulations. If you wish to attend in person, register at [email protected] In addition, the event will be conducted as an online Webinar; to join the event virtually, please click on the link below:

English-Arabic translation will be available for attendees. (Kindly note that you have to show proof that you are fully vaccinated when accessing the AUC Tahrir Campus).

A version of this article appears in print in the 16 June, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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