Dr. Sultan Barakat will share knowledge on mediation, post-war reconstruction, and state building with the defense and security-focused think tank
Dr. Sultan Barakat, Professor, Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Public Policy (CPP) was recently appointed a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the world’s oldest defense and security think tank.
Over the course of his three-year term, Professor Barakat will be sharing his knowledge in mediation, post-war reconstruction and state building with RUSI’s leadership and team of experts and research specialists.
“It is an honor to collaborate with one of the world’s foremost institutions on defense and security issues and contribute to a global knowledge exchange focusing on pressing topics in the field of international affairs. I am thankful for the support of HBKU and CPP, who are both committed to transcending borders in order to facilitate expertise and build capacity in Qatar and beyond,” said Dr. Barakat.
Dr. Barakat received the honor for his work in pioneering the study of post-war reconstruction and state-building. With over 30 years of professional experience working on issues of conflict resolution, humanitarian response, statebuilding and post-conflict recovery and transition, he has been regularly engaged in providing guidance as a senior adviser and consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, the European Union, and a variety of governments.
RUSI experts, researchers and staff work to produce leading research, publications, and events in the fields of defense, security, and international affairs. Fellows of the Institute serve as reservoirs of knowledge for RUSI and the wider defense and security community.
HBKU’s CPP aims to become one of the leading public policy schools in the region and the world and a center for teaching and researching responses to policy questions of local and global relevance. The College actively leverages local and transnational synergies and collaborations with distinguished international partners in the government, non-government, corporate, and organizational sectors, transcending borders to facilitate expertise and build capacity in Qatar and beyond.