June 11, 2014

Challenges in the Arab World: Time to Bring Education Back to Centre Stage

The Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Alexandria Trust are pleased to invite you to a dinner talk and interactive discussion on Thursday 10 July 2014 at 7:30 pm with Ambassador Frances Guy entitled:
Challenges in the Arab World: Time to Bring Education Back to Centre Stage


Frances Guy is currently the representative for UN Women in Iraq and a Trustee of the Alexandria Trust for education in the Arab region.  Until May 2012, she was a member of the UK Diplomatic Service, and held numerous roles including HM’s Ambassador to Lebanon (2006-2011), Yemen (2001-2004), and the Foreign Secretary envoy to the Syrian opposition (2012).


The dinner will be held in the private room at Le Colombier restaurant, 145 Dovehouse Street, London SW3, at 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm.  There are 25 tickets available at a cost of £60 and these must be purchased in advance by contacting Leila Buheiry ([email protected]) or 0207 6029512. Tickets are non-refundable. 


We look forward to seeing many of you on July 10th.


Leila Buheiry
Member of the Board
Centre for Lebanese Studies


The Centre for Lebanese Studies is an independent academic research institution, affiliated with St. Anthony’s College at Oxford, whose purpose is to promote a better understanding of the country and the issues facing it.


The Alexandria Trust is a London-based foundation dedicated to improving education in the Arab region.  It operates by seeking out or conceiving projects which respond to demonstrable need and have the prospect of achieving real impact on educational reform and development in the Arab World.   
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