Dr. Anis Ben Brik, an associate professor at the College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), recently participated in the 8th Edition of the International Advocacy Workshop. Organized by the International Federation for Family Development, the three-day event featured experts, speakers and participants from 34 countries, representing UN agencies, research centers, academia, and Non-Governmental Organizations. Dr. Brik presented the preliminary findings of his international project on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family life across cultures.
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The world is passing through an exceptional phase with the current existing circumstances and due to rapidly developing global context; the pandemic effected the rise of violent extremism and has created challenging dynamics such as religious and ethnic tension, mental health issues and domestic
Dr. Leslie Pal, Dean of CPP, participated in welcoming a global audience to the launch of the Designing Post-COVID Humanity (DPCH) event on November 2, 2020.