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A Conversation with an Ambassador

Jhon Hopkins UAE

The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by The Deans forum, the Forum on Foreign Policy and global Security  and the Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). This event was titled A Conversation with Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh. Experts discussed the role of women living in the Middle East and placed an emphasis on the investment that should be taken in providing education options for them. Experts made further remarks on the extreme importance of its youth and contributing to the development of their future. Experts spoke of the many challenges of combating terror groups in that region due to their new style of recruiting through social media outlets and the digital territory that they occupy. Questions were asked about allegations of human right violations from areas in that region. Experts suggested that the U.N. serves as and umbrellas that many can turn to when there is a conflict to reach a resolution and that peace and security should be underpinned by a unique strategy. Experts also recommended  that preventative measures should be taken to bring down the chances of violence.