The College of Public Policy (CPP), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), in collaboration with Brookings Doha Center (BDC), hosted an e-workshop on “Governance in the MENA Region: What Can We Learn from Responses to COVID19?” The e-workshop addressed the institutional and governance challenges facing countries of the MENA region that have been exacerbated and exposed as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. The roundup of the workshop is available here: brookings.edu
For more information on the workshop, visit; https://www.hbku.edu.qa/en/news/cpp-collaborates-brookings
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.