Azelarabe Lahkim Bennani

Azelarabe Lahkim Bennani is professor of Modern Philosophy and the Philosophy of Language at the University of Fès in Morocco. It is his first NECE conference.



Amr Sobhy: Morsi Meter

Amr Sobhy from Egypt is a young published author and co-founded www.morsimeter.com, an online tool monitoring the performance of the new Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi.



Gregor Hackmack & Ghada Louhichi: Web 2.0

Gregor Hackmack is co-founder of parliamentwatch.org, an independent platform that gives German citizens the opportunity to ask public questions and receive public answers from their members of parliament over the Internet. Ghada Louhichi has established marsad.tn one year ago. The objective of the Tunisian platform is to provide citizens with easier and free access to information related to their elected representatives and the writing of the new constitution.



Driss Maghraoui

Driss Maghraoui is a professor of History and International Relations at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (Morocco). He teaches courses on North African immigration in Europe, modern imperialism and its culture, history of the Arab world, and history and memory in 20th century Europe.



Forum 6: “Bringing people together”


The ways in which long-lasting and fruitful co-operation in the field of citizenship education can be yielded cross-regionally were shown by means of presenting three examples of such collaboration networks in today's parallel forum “Cooperation projects between Europe and North Africa”.

Benjamin Barber

Benjamin R. Barber is a senior research scholar at the The Graduate Center, CUNY, founder of the Interdependence Movement, and Walt Whitman Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University.



Tahany Shemis: We have a lot to share

Tahany Shemis is a quality education manager at Misr Elkheir Foundation and an in-service-teacher trainer with long-standing experience in the field of education for intercultural understanding and civic education.



Thomas Krüger

Thomas Krüger is the president of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb. The bpb established the NECE network and hosts the conference.



Ahmed Zidan: We like sharing

Ahmed Zidan is an editor of two websites run in Egypt: www.mideastyouth.com and arab.net, both social networks and platforms of exchange. It is his first NECE conference.



Mona Shahein: Democracy has to be taken

Mona Shahein from Egypt runs the project www.tahrirlounge.com in Cairo. The network wants to build a strong and tolerant community for young people which is capable of recruiting positive energies on the social and political levels.