Folke Bernadotte Academy

Iraqi Al-Amal Association

Rita (Pseudonym)

Women's rights activist

Mohamed Abdel Hadi Shantir

Political Science Researcher

Abdelkader al Khadiri

Ghassan Aldaoud

SPP Intern

Alice Alunni

Researcher at Durham University

Khalil Dagher

Social Protection Specialist, UNICEF (Lebanon)

Jana Dhaiby


Ahmed Elhadj Taieb

Stop Ecocide Tunisia representative

Sanae A.

Moroccan Researcher

Lilian A. Ghandour

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, American University of Beirut

Mais A.M. Qandeel

Senior Lecturer of International Law and Technologies, Orebro University

Abiodun Abaniwo

Program Manager - Action Against Hunger Nigeria

Diana Abbas

Co-Founder Impact Lebanon

Hassan Abbas

Syrian Researcher and author.

Medani Abbas Medani

Executive Director of NIDAA Organization and Former Minister of Trade and Industry in Sudan

Mona Abbas Fadhl

Bahraini Researcher and Writer.

Dalia Abd Elhameed

Ahmed Abd Rabou

Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle East Studies, University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies.

Nadine Abdalla

Assistant Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo

Bilal Abdallah

Adel Abdel Ghafar

Nayera Abdel Rahman

Mohammad Abdel Salam
Mohammad Abdel Salam

Research Fellow at Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies

Ziad Abdel Samad

Executive Director, Arab NGO Network for Development

Soha Abdelaty

Reem Abdelhaliem

Egyptian Economist

Islam Abdelmajid

Yacine Abderahmane

Algerian writer and researcher

People - Suzanne Abdul-Reda Abourjeili
Suzanne Abdul-Reda Abourjeili

Faculty member, Faculty of Education - Lebanese University

Eyyad Abdullah

Esham Abdullah Al-Eryani

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Yemen)

Ibtisam Abdulmula

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Shahd Abdulrahman

Communications Intern

Carol Abi Ghanem

Social psychologist and strategist

Marie-Noëlle AbiYaghi

Director, Lebanon Support

Zeina Abla

Co-Founder, Elba Research Collective

Lina Abou Habib

Director, Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship, AUB

Diana Abou Rjeily

Administrative and Project Officer

Heba Abou Shnief

Research Advisor at the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University of Cairo.

Sawsan Abou Zainedin

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Madaniya

Noha Aboueldahab

Fellow, Brookings Doha Center

Youness Abouyoub

United Nations

Yasmina Abouzzohour

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Belfer Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Osama Abu Bakr

Political Researcher and Director of the Center for Research on Good Governance and Capacity Building

Zahra Abu Taha

MENA Region Program Officer

Maymoona Abu-omair

Coordination leader of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities at MENA Youth for Climate Action

Paul Achcar
Paul Achcar

Retired Journalist

Moussa Acherchour

Independent researcher

Tewfick Aclimandos

Shahinaz Adel Mohamed Imam

Environmental and climate Lawyer

Amr Adly

Non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center.

Howaida Adly Roman

Professor of Political Science - National Center for Social and Criminological Research, Egypt.

Hanin Ahmad

Syrian civil activist

Asmaa Ahmed

Sudan Country Manager, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

Mohamed Ahmed Bennis

Research Fellow, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Sciences Sociales, Rabat

Dr. Maha Ahmed Khalil

Assistant Professor, Public Administration Department, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, FEPS, Cairo University

Hind Ahmed Zaki
Hind Ahmed Zaki

Consultant at Nazra for Feminist Studies, Cairo, Egypt.

Diala Ahwach

Program Coordinator on Human Rights and Social Justice

Ismail Ait Bassou

PhD Student in Sociology and Anthropology, Mohammed V University (Rabat), Morocco

Ruba Ajjour

Manager of Climate Change Studies Division at the Royal Scientific Society

Maher Akhttiar

Maher Akhttiar is a writer and researcher.

Viviane Akiki

Economic Journalist

Musaed Aklan

Senior Researcher, Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies

Bilqees Al Abdaly

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Yemen)

Assaad Al Achi

Executive Director, Baytna (Syria)

Rasha Al Aqeedi

Senior Analyst and Program Head, Human Security Unit, Newlines Institute

Shukri Al-Hassan


Farah Al Hattab

Independent Legal Researcher

Araa Al Jaramani
Araa Al Jaramani

Safa' Al Jayoussi

Regional Climate Justice Advisor

Maher Al Junaidy

Researcher, author, journalist, and media consultant

Isam al Khafaji

Iraqi scholar and writer

Islam al Khatib


Almoutassim Al Kilani
Almoutassim Al Kilani

Syrian jurist specializing in international law and human rights.

Maged Al Madhaji

Researcher, human rights activist and Director of the Center for Civil Rights and Democracy in Yemen

Hani al Masri

Director of the Bada’el Centre for Information, Research and Studies in Egypt.

Abdul Kafi al Rahabi

Assistant Professor at the Yemeni Center for Studies and Research.

Fatima Al Sayah, PhD

Health services and health outcomes researcher at the School of Public Health, University of Alberta (Canada)

Farah Al Shami

Senior Fellow - Beirut

Ranime Al Sheltawy

Ahmad al Wadaey

Associate Professor of Agriculture, University of Sanaa

Abedbasset al Wasi

Ahmad Al-Ahssab

Yemeni Expert and ARI Non-Resident Fellow

Sasha Al-Alou
Sasha Al-Alou

Syrian researcher and author of several studies and research papers

Sokrat Al-Alou
Sokrat Al-Alou

Syrian researcher

Ibtesam Al-Atiyat

Associate Professor of Sociology

Mustafa Al-Awik

Editor-in-chief, Lebanon Arabi

Abdel-Nasser al-Ayed
Abdel-Nasser al-Ayed

A novelist and researcher in Syrian military and strategic affairs.

Awadh Al-Badi

Research Fellow at King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia.

Akram Al-Bunni

Syrian writer.

Elie Al-Chaer

Professor and Chairperson

Maysa Shuja Al-Deen
Maysaa Shuja Al-Deen

Yemeni researcher

Abderrahman al-Haj

Professor at Social Sciences University of Ankara.

Abdul-Ghani Al-Iryani

Senior researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies

Omar al-Jaffal

Iraqi journalist

Hanaa Al-Khder

Member of the, Syrian Women's Political Movement

Mohammed Al-Mahfali

Affiliated Researcher, Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies- Lund University, Sweden

Younes al-Marzouki
Younes al-Marzouki

Ali Al-Mawlawi
Ali Al-Mawlawi

Head of Research at Al-Bayan Center, Iraq

Mohamed Al-Mekhlafi

Hadil Al-Mowafak

Research Analyst

Ghassan Al-Mufleh
Ghassan Al-Mufleh

Syrian journalist.

Abbas Al-Murshid

Bahraini Researcher

Osamah Al-Rawhani

Deputy Executive Director - Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies

Hashim Al-Rikabi

Assistant Lecturer at University of Kufa, Iraq

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Independent journalist and researcher

Ibraheem Al-Saadi


Ibraheem Al-Saadi

Research and Communications Intern

Amr Al-Shobaki

Former Egyptian parliamentarian and head of the Arab European unit in the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies.

Azmi al-Shuaibi
Azmi al-Shuaibi

Director of AMAN, first coalition of civil society organizations in Palestine.

Marianna Al-Tabba

Independent Syrian researcher and analyst

Nabeeha Al-Taha

Syrian Journalist

Hasan Latef Kazem Al-Zobadee

Professor of Economic Development at Kufa University and Director of Al-Rafidain Center for Dialogue

Sultan Alamer

Visiting fellow at Center for Middle Eastern Studies - Harvard University

Abdulnabi Alekry

President of the Bahrain Transparency Society.

Ismail Alexandrani

Freelance journalist and field researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights.

Aziz Alghashian

Fellow with the Sectarianism, Proxies & De-sectarianisation (SEPAD)

Ali Taher Alhammood

Managing director, Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies

Farhan Alhusban

SPP Intern

Dina Ali


Fathi Ali

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Benghazi, Libya.

Riyad Ali

A Syrian judge

Abdalhadi Alijla

Palestinian Social and Political Scientist

Rim Aljabi

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Syria)

Rozan AlKhazendar

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Nadia Alkshaik

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Saada Allaw

Head of Journalism Department at Legal Agenda, Instructor at Lebanese University, Documentation & Information Faculty, Researcher

Basma Alloush
Basma Alloush

Advocacy and Communications Officer at the Norwegian Refugee Council USA.

Mr. Farea Almuslimi

Research Fellow at Chatham House, co-founded the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies

Huda Alsahi

Researcher - Gender & State-Society in the Gulf

Majd Alsaif

Program Assistant (Environmental Politics)

Maha Alsakban

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Olla Alsakkaf

Founder and chairperson of Peace Environment for Development

Carole Alsharabati

Research Director, Siren Associates

Jafar Alshayeb

Saudi writer and rights activist

Malak Altaeb

Non-Resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute

Jamal Altahat

Senior fellow in the Institute for Statecraft, London.

Tamara Altibi

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Hussein Alwaday

Writer and media expert on the reality of the Yemeni and Arab religious movements.

Mohammad Alwuhaib

Professor of political philosophy at Kuwait University and the Head of the Kuwait Center for Active Citizenship

Amal (Pseudonym)

Feminist community and peacebuilding activist, and human rights defender

Aymen Amayed

Research Fellow (Environment, Tunisia)

Ahmed Amin

Amine al-Sharif

Mohamed Amine Derkaoui

Communication & Intelligence Manager of the Climate Change Competence Centre (4C)

Ilina Angelova

Sirine Anouti

Public Health Researcher, Lebanese Epidemiological Association

Sirine Anouti

Public Health Researcher, Lebanese Epidemiological Association

Jane Anyango

Founder and Director of the Polycom Development Project

Rachid Aourraz
Rachid Aourraz

Arab Reform Initiative
Arab Reform Initiative

Article 19
Article 19

Roger Asfar

Syrian journalist and researcher

Maha Assabalani
Maha Assabalani

Nizam Assaf
Nizam Assaf

Director of the Amman Center for Human Rights Studies

Lydia Assouad

Research fellow, World Inequality Lab

Lina Atallah

Journalist and Co-founder of Mada Masr

Nidal Atallah

Coordinator of the Environmental Justice Program at the Heinrich Boll Foundation - Palestine and Jordan

Jaime Atienza

Global Debt Policy Lead, Oxfam International

Nidhal Attia

Coordinator of Environmental Program, Heinrich Böll Stiftung North Africa-Tunisia

Reem Awny Abuzaid

Feminist, socio-legal researcher, PhD student

Arab Reform Initiative - Chiara Ayad
Chiara Ayad

Project coordinator at the Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution

Khouloud Ayari

Independent researcher

Joey Ayoub

Lebanese writer, researcher and activist based in Geneva

Marc Ayoub

Nonresident Fellow at The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

Abdelrahman Ayyash

Egyptian researcher and journalist

Tariq Azizah
Tariq Azizah

Tariq Azizah is a Syrian author and researcher

Maha Azzam

Associate fellow, Middle East and North Africa programme, Chatham House

Cecilia Baeza
Cecilia Baeza

Professor of International Relations at Pontificia Universidade Católica and the Getulio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo.

Ahmad Baha’eddin Shaaban

Member of the Egyptian Movement for Change “Kifaya”.

Mawada Bahah

Syrian Freelance Journalist

Sami Bahri

Tunisian activist

Alessandra Bajec

Freelance journalist - Tunis

Adel Bakawan

Director, Centre Français des Recherches sur l'Irak

Noha Bakr

Professor of Political Science at the American University in Cairo (AUC)

Zeina Bali

Co-Founder SPACE

Nassim Balla

Independent Algerian researcher and civil society activist

Amjad Bany Issa

Project Coordinator at the Green Generation Foundation

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

Expert on human rights and democratisation issues and on the politics of memory.

Hala Barakat


Ronald Barakat
Ronald Barakat

Executive Director of Lebanese Transparency Association.

Jessica Barnes

Scholar of resource use and environmental change in the Middle East

Wesam Basandu

Yemeni Researcher and Political Writer


Bahar Başer

Associate Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK

Khayreddine Basha

Tunisian legal expert and writer

Zahra Bazzi

Arab NGOs Network for Development

Hedia Belhaj Youssef

Program Coordinator, Gender-Based Violence Program, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR)

Rabia Belhejla

Tarek Ben Chaabane

Haykel Ben Mahfoudh
Haykel Ben Mahfoudh

Professor of Law in the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences at the University of Carthage.

Ines Ben Saad Nagara

Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fishery (UTAP)

Sihem Ben Sedrine

Former President of the Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD)

Joachim Ben Yakoub

Writer, researcher and lecturer

Sana Benbelli

Professor of sociology, Université Hassan II, Casablanca

Mohamed Benhlal

Said Bennis

Professor at Mohamed V University – Faculty of Literature and Social Science

Myriam Benraad
Myriam Benraad

Mehdi K. Benslimane
Mehdi K. Benslimane

Hamza Bensouda

Moroccan student

Kristine Berckerle

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

Ahmed Berkia

Secretary General, Arab Forum for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Alain Bifani

Former Director General of Finance, Ministry of Finance (Lebanon)

Yusra Bitar

Research Fellow (Environment, Lebanon)

Hameed Bohkak

Research fellow, Centre d’études et de recherches en sciences sociales, Rabat.

Lisa Bossenbroek


Cyrine Bouajila

Architect and professor at the National School of Architecture and Urbanisme (ENAU), Tunisia

Amel Boubekeur

Non-resident Senior Fellow

Redouane Boudjemaa

Professor of Media and Communications, University of Algiers

Sofiane Bouhdiba

Sofiane Bouhdiba is a professor of demography at the University of Tunis, Tunisia.

Maha Bouhlel

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Humanities, Manouba University, Tunisia

Salah Boukenia

Algerian economist

Hiba Boulmirate

WPP Intern

Samia Bouslema Ltaief

Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES)

Zied Boussen

Research Fellow - Tunis

Thierry Brésillon

Freelance journalist

Abeer Butmeh

PENGON Coordinator

Diana Buttu

Ramallah-based analyst and lawyer

Eduardo Cabrita
Eduardo Cabrita

Member of the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic.

Roberto Cardarelli

Assistant Director to the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF

Natasha Carmi

Lead Water Specialist, Geneva Water Hub

Sara Catherine Mourani

Volunteer Research Fellow, Psychiatry Department, American University of Beirut

Myriam Catusse

Researcher at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO)

Gavin Cawthra

Chair in Defence and Security Management at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Hatem Chakroun

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences in Tunis and researcher at the Tunisian Monitor of Democratic Transition.

Chérine Chams El-Dine
Chérine Chams El-Dine

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University

Adam Chamseddine

Policy advisor at Triangle research center and the host of Al Jadeed TV’s Houna Beirut

Ms. Maria Chatti-Gautier

Specialist in private equity and fund raising for family-owned SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises)

Olfa Chebaane
Olfa Chebaane

Program Coordinator

Kareem Chehayeb


Hafedh Chekir

Demographer and statistician and member of the Observatoire Tunisien de la Transition Démocratique.

Hafedha Chekir

Professor of Public Law and human rights activist.

Rachid Chennani

Massensen Cherbi

Doctor in Law - Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Imene Cherif

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung MENA

Anis Chérif-Alami


Farah Choucair

Project Manager, Arab Development Portal (UNDP)

Julia Choucair Vizoso

Non-resident Senior Fellow

Maya Choueiri

Senior Advisor to Executive Director at the IMF

Alain Christnacht

Former High Commissioner of the French Republic in New Caledonia and a former Adviser to the State.

Francesco Colin

Virginie Collombier
Virginie Collombier

Roshan Dadoo

Coordinator, South African BDS Coalition

Georgia Dagher

Political researcher

Joseph Daher

Part-time Affiliate Professor at the European University Institute, in the "Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria Project"

Karim Daher

President, ALDIC

Ghazi Dahman
Ghazi Dahman

Syrian writer and journalist.

Farah Daibes

Senior Program Manager, Political Feminism (MENA), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Muna Dajani

Palestinian environmental researcher and activist

Antranik Dakessian

Associate Professor at the Haigazian University in Beirut.

Dr. Leyla Dakhli

Historian in the French Center for National Research (CNRS)

Pedro Dallari
Pedro Dallari

Danish Refugee Council

Sami Daoud


Salma Daoudi

Serene Dardari

Director of Communications

Sabr Darwish

Sabr Darwish is a researcher and journalist.

Fatiha Dazi-Héni

Gulf and Middle East researcher at IRSEM

Aïda Delpuech

Independent journalist

Blandine Destremau

Osama Diab

Research Consultant, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)-MENA

Charlotte Dib

Senior Finance Officer

Eleni Diker

Migration researcher, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University

Ishac Diwan

Professor of Economics at Paris Sciences et Lettres

Nacer Djabi
Nacer Djabi

Professor of sociology at the University of Algiers II

Daho Djerbal

Assistant Professor and Head of Naqd Magazine, Algeria.

Brookings Doha Center

Nouri Dris

Algerian researcher and lecturer in sociology at Setif University

Siham Drissi

Souha Drissi

PhD student, Tunisia

Mathilde Dugit-Gros

Khawla Dunia

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Syria)

Michele Dunne
Michele Dunne

Senior Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Salah Eddin Jorshi

Tunisian Journalist, Researcher and Expert in Islamic movements and Civil Society.

Rabea Eghbariah

Palestinian researcher and human rights attorney

Rania Eghnatios

Program Manager and Social Protection Specialist, ILO Regional Office for Arab States

Khoder Eid

Founder, Green Track (Lebanon)

Mohamed El Agati

Director, Arab Forum for Alternative Studies

Samir El Aita

General Director of Mafhoum (Concept) and Le Monde Diplomatique - Arabic Edition

Yasmina El Amine

PhD Candidate, University College London

Laila El Baradei

Professor of Public Administration, American University in Cairo (AUC)

Karim El Chazli

PhD student in law at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris.

Yosra El Gendi

Azza El Hajj Sleiman

Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Lebanese University

Anas El Hasnaoui

Moroccan researcher

Ghinwa El Hayek

Public Health Researcher, Lebanese Epidemiological Association

Nadim El Jamal

Research Fellow

Soraya El Kahlaoui

Moroccan activist and researcher

Nadim El Kak

Researcher, Lebanese Center for Policy Studies

Dr. Dina El Khawaga

Non-resident Senior Fellow

Pierre El Khoury

LCEC President and Director General

Samer El Khoury

Environmental Activist, Co-founder (Green Mount Recycling)

Amina El Messaoudi

Professor in Consitutional Law, University Mohammed V, Morocco.

Shimaa El Sharkawy


Youssef El-Chazli

Magdi El-Gizouli

Sudanese academic and Fellow at the Rift Valley Institute.

Abdelhadi El-Halhouli

Associate professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Beni Mellal-Morocco

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Egyptian journalist, photographer, and socialist activist

Ibrahim El-Houdaiby

Independent political researcher.

Fadi El-Jardali

Professor of Health Policy and Systems, American University of Beirut

Joseph El-Khoury
Joseph El-Khoury

MD MSc PGCert. (EBPT), FRCPsych

Dr. Noha el-Mikawi

Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University of Cairo

Noha El-Mikawy

Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, AUC

Omar El-Shenety
Omar El-Shenety

Bououchma Elhadi

Dr. Hoda Elsadda

Feminist Activist, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cairo University and Co-founder of the Women and Memory Forum

ElSayed Mahmoud ElSehamy

PhD candidate, University of Manchester

Tamer Elshayal

Urban planning and development expert

Abd el-Rahman Elzoghaimy

Political Activist.

Moaaz ElZoughby

Former analyst and project manager at Arab Reform Initiative

Belhassen Ennouri

Ahmed Ezzat

Egyptian lawyer and human rights activist

Heba Raouf Ezzat

Assistant professor of Political Theory and Civilization Studies at ibn Haldun-Istanbul University.

Hiba Ezzideen

Syrian feminist and rights activist

Hiba Ezzideen

CEO, Equity and Empowerment (Syria)

Georges Fahmi

Researcher at Arab Forum for Alternatives, PhD researcher at the European University in Florence.

Hani Fakhani


Tamirace Fakhoury

Associate professor in Political Sciences and International Affairs

Balsam Faleh Mahdi Ali Al-Tamimi

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Jihad Farah

Scholar of urban planning in Lebanon

Chadi Faraj

Co-founder of "Riders' Rights" and the Network for Mobility Justice

Yasmine Farouk

Omar Fassatoui

Human Rights Officer, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Tunisia)

Mohammed Fathy Hassan

Sameh Fawzi

Egyptian Researcher

Ismail Fayed
Ismail Fayed

Independent writer and researcher.

Ali Fayyad

Director of the Studies and Documentation Center, Lebanon.

Dina Fazani

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Shivan Fazil

Senior Researcher, Institute of Regional and International Studies

Thomas Fibiger

Associate Professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Jean-Pierre Filiu

Middle East History Professor at Sciences Po

Andrew Findell-Aghnatios

Senior Programme Coordinator

Rachel Forrester-Jones

Director and Professor, School of Health Studies at Western University (ON-Canada)

Jeremie Fosse

Co-founder and President, Eco-Union

Fouad Fouad

Co-Director, Refugees Health Program, AUB

Fouad Mohammad Fouad

Surgeon and Visiting Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut.

Mohamed Fouad Mohamed Fouad

Associate Professor of Public Health, American University of Beirut

Emna Fourati

Researcher and environmental activist

Dr. Ibrahim Fraihat

Dean & Associate Professor, Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Antonio Franco Garcia

Social Protection Specialist, UNICEF (Lebanon)

Hind Ftouhi

Hassan II Veterinary and Agronomic Institute

Roba Gaafar

Economics Researcher

Mohamed Gad

Economic Journalist

Ehab Galal

Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Wael Gamal


Heba Gamaldin

Bouhania Gaoui

Florence Gaub

Deputy Director, EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris

Carmen Geha

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Chiara Genovese

Consortium Manager, CAMEALEON

Nael Georges

Hanin Ghaddar
Hanin Ghaddar

Managing Editor of NOW – English ( and board member at the Arab Reform Initiative.

Ms. Hanin Ghaddar

Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute's Program on Arab Politics

Alaa Ghanaam

Head of Right to Health Unit, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)

Omar Ghannam

Egyptian political economist

Cyrine Ghannouchi

Research Consultant, Tunisian Forum for Social and Economic Rights (FTDES)

Ahmad Gharbeia

Information activist

Reem Ghassan

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Marie-Christine Ghreichi

Campaign and Research Assistant, Crisis Action, New York

Cláudio Gonçalves Couto

Department of Public Management, Getulio Vargas Foundation, São Paulo, Brazil.

KM Gopakumar

Legal Advisor, Third World Network (TWN)

Bouhania Goui
Bouhania Goui

Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Kasdi Merbah University, Algeria.

Moussa Grifa

Researcher, Tripoli University, Libya.

Bridget Guarasci

Anthropologist and scholar of Iraq

Nour Hachem

Project Officer, Siren Associates

Mohammed Hachemaoui

Professor of Political Science at the University of Algeria

Mohamed Haddad

Consultant in public policy assessment and implementation

Said Haddadi - Director of Publications
Said Haddadi

Director of Publications

Lydia Haddag

PhD Candidate

Samah Hadid

Head of Advocacy, Media and Communications - NRC Middle East

Waseem Hafez

A reseacher into Syrian affairs

Nasma Haïdar

Administrative and Financial Director

Issam Haj Hussein

Operations Director for the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN), Palestine.

Firas Haj Yehia

Syrian human rights lawyer.

Yasseen Haj-Saleh
Yasseen Haj-Saleh

Syrian Writer

Taghrid Hajjali

President, Health and Environment Committee, Lebanese Order of Physicians

Samer Hajjar

Political activist and university professor

Lutfi Hajji

Tunisian journalist and human rights activist.

Fares Halabi

Arab Reform Initiative and active within the Lebanese protest movement

Sami Halabi

Director of Knowledge at Triangle

Hafsa Halawa

Independent consultant and Non-resident Fellow (Middle East Institute)

Fouad Halbouni

Natasha Hall

Senior Fellow With The Middle East Program at The Center For Strategic and International Studies

Amal Hamada

Assistant Professor, Political Science at the Department of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University

Kanj Hamade

Co-founder, Economic Development Solutions (EDS)

Ghassan Hamadeh

Professor & Chair, Family Medicine, CMIO, AUB Medical Center, American University of Beirut

Abdalftah Hamed Ali

Junior Visiting Fellow, Middle East Council on Global Affairs

Hacene Hami

Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University Mohamed Lamine Debaghine - Setif 2

Abdelali Hamieddine
Abdelali Hamieddine

Professor of political science and constitutional law at the University of Mohammed V, Rabat.

Afef Hammami Marrakchi

Professor at Sfax Faculty of Law

Hamza Hamouchene

Algerian activist and researcher

Salwa Hamrouni
Salwa Hamrouni

Mona Harb

Beirut Urban Lab, AUB

Seham Harb

Retired professor of education at the Faculty of Education at the Lebanese University

Mujahid Hashim Yahia

Shimaa Hatab

Laury Haytayan

MENA Director, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)

Mohamed Hegazy

Founder and Director of Transport for Cairo (TfC)

Yasmin Helal

Journalist and researcher

Darine Helwe

Reporter, Sky News Arabia

Mennatullah Hendawy

Co-founder, Cairo Urban AI

Sabina Henneberg

Soref Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Sara Hess

Associate Economic Affairs Officer

Ghazi Hidouci

Former Algerian economy minister.

Wafa Hmadi

Member of the Tunisian Young Climate Change Negotiators group

Salma Houerbi
Salma Houerbi

Independent Researcher

Nadim Houry

Executive Director

Khaled Hroub

Director of the Cambridge Arab Media Project at Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

Hussam Hussein

Executive Director of Partnerships for Development at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS)

Salma Hussein

Economist and Journalist

Marwa Husseino

Volunteer, Syrian Civil Defense

Sylvia I. Bergh

Alia Ibrahim

Co-founder, Daraj Media

Fatma Ibrahim

Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Haydar Ibrahim Ali

Director of the Center for Sudanese Studies.

Zakaria Ibrahimi

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Morocco

Ayiman Ieweedat Abdullah

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Abeir Imneina

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Hussain Isma’eel

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Donia Ismail

Nahla Issa

Pharmaceutical Consultant

Mayaz Itani

Financial and Administrative IO

Stephen J. King

Professor of Government at Georgetown University

Sofien Jaballah

Assistant professor at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of Sfax

Hana Jaber
Hana Jaber

Senior Research Fellow

Hicham Jadaoun

Kawthar Jafar

Syrian civil activist and human rights defender

Wesam Jalahej

Non-resident Fellow

Rana Jawad

Professor of Global Social Policy, University of Birmingham

Emna Jeblawi

Tunisian academic and researcher.

Nadia Jmal

Research Assistant (Tunis)

Wisam Jouda

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Murhaf Jouejati

Mohamed Jouili

Professor in Sociology, University of Tunis

Eya Jrad

Researcher and Assistant Professor of Security Studies and Criminal Justice, Tunisia

Vahakn Kabakian

Climate Change Advisor/Project Manager, UNDP, Ministry of Environment

Mounir Kabalan

Journalist, Raseef22

Nawaf Kabbara

President, National Association for the Rights of Disabled People in Lebanon

Oula Kadhum

Mohamed Kadiri

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco

Mohamed Kadri Said

Head of Strategic and Security Studies Unit, Al-Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies, Cairo, Egypt.

Lea Kai

Manager of UNDP’s Climate change projects at the Ministry of Environment

Mohamed Kamal

Mohamed Kamal, Co-director (Greenish)

Azza Kamel Maghur
Azza Kamel Maghur

Libyan lawyer and member of the Libyan Council for Human Rights.

Tala Kammourieh

Coordinator of Urban Analysis and Policy, UN-Habitat

Rowaida Kanaan

Researcher and journalist

Sarine Karajerjian
Sarine Karajerjian

Program Director of the Environmental Politics (ARI)

Karam Karam

Lebanese Center for Policy Studies.

Ayah Karra-Aly

Consultant (Intern)

Beesan Kassab

Rayan Kassem

West Asia Regional Director at Youth4Nature

Amer Katbeh
Amer Katbeh

Freelance researcher

Salam Kawakibi
Salam Kawakibi

Salam Kawakibi is the Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (Paris), and an Associate Researcher at ARI.

Sara Kayyali

Human rights lawyer and analyst

Sammy Kayyed

Senior Expert at UNEP & Cofounder of Environment Academy at the American University of Beirut - Nature Conservation Center

Bilel Kckouk

Sélima Kebaïli

Tunisian sociology researcher

Salman Khairalla

Executive Director, Tigris River Protectors Association (Iraq)

Abdulhadi Khalaf

Bahraini Researcher and Associate Profesor at the Department of Sociology, Lund University.

Safaa Khalaf

Iraqi investigative journalist and independent researcher

Ruaa Khalaf Sharhan

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Asma Khalifa

Libyan activist and researcher

Mustafa Khalifa

Jade Khalife

Independent Health Expert

Amir Khalil

Omnia Khalil

Lecturer, Anthropology and International studies, City College of New York

Samar Khalil

Environmental Management Specialist

Shady Khalil

Co-Founder, Greenish (Egypt)

Zineddine Kharchi

Sociology professor, Mohamed Lamine Debaghine Setif 2 University

Lina Khatib
Lina Khatib

Head of Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House, London.

Munira Khayyat

Anthropologist, war ecologies in South Lebanon

Rachid Khechana

Tunisian Writer and Journalist.

Intissar Kherigi

Salim Khiat

Researcher in anthropology - Algeria

Brigitte Khoury

Vice Chair, Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut (AUB)

Bassma Kodmani

Former Executive Director, Arab Reform Initiative

Marie Kortam

Researcher at the Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo)

Dr. Tara Korti

Research and Evidence Animator - Christian Aid

Michèle Kosremelli Asmar

Associate Professor at Université Saint-Joseph and Director of the Higher Institute of Public Health

Cynthia Kreidy

Policy Analyst, Millennium Institute

Khawla Ksiksi

Radha Kumar
Radha Kumar

Ezzan Kunna

Sudanese public health expert and writer

Dr. Atallah Kuttab

Chairman and Founder of SAANED for Philanthropy Advisory in the Arab Region

Taher Labadi
Taher Labadi

PhD in economics from Paris-Dauphine University in France

Zine Labidine Ghebouli

Consultant and scholar on Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and Algerian politics

Malek Lakhal

Research Fellow - Tunis

Karima Lazali

Clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst

Alimar Lazkani

Syrian researcher

Reinoud Leenders

Associate Professor - King’s College London

Felix Legrand
Felix Legrand

Independent researcher and consultant working on Syria.

Clóvis Henrique Leite de Souza

Clémentine Lienard

Executive Trainee, EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris

Chiara Loschi

Scholar of waste management in Tunisia

Imen Louati

Political Ecology Program Manager at Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, North Africa Office

Adel Ltifi
Adel Ltifi

Lecturer in contemporary history of the Arab World at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3.

Derek Lutterbeck

Deputy Director and Holder of the Swiss Chair at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, Malta.

Benjamin Lydon

Joelle M. Abi-Rached

Invited Researcher at the École normale supérieure and Associate Researcher at Sciences Po

John M. Carey

Professor of Government, Dartmouth College

Lassaâd M'Sahli

Secretary General, Tunisia's Pharmaceuticals Science Society

Amani Maalouf

Postdoctoral Researcher, Oxford - UK.

Habib Maalouf


Olivia Macharis
Olivia Macharis

Issam Fares Institute on Public Policy and International Affairs in Beirut

Mariem Madhi

PhD student, researcher

Abidine Maettalla

Mauritanian Activist

Faisal Mahboub

Azzam Mahjoub
Azzam Mahjoub

Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Tunis.

Rustom Mahmoud
Rustom Mahmoud

Syrian writer and researcher

Rayan Majed
Rayan Majed

Lebanese journalist and researcher

Ziad Majed

Political Scientist and Associate Professor at AUP

Tala Majzoub
Tala Majzoub

Research Assistant

Othman Makhon

Member and Former Secretary General, Espace Associatif - Morocco

Ayssen Makni

Karim Mallak

Antoine Maltais

French researcher.

Dina Mandour

PhD Candidate at Université Paris

Mohamed Mandour

Middle East and North Africa Researcher, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

Afifa Mannai
Afifa Mannai

Researcher in political sciences and former university professor

Diana Mansour

Tahdir Programme Director

Khaled Mansour

Non-resident Senior Fellow

Kholoud Mansour

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Syria)

Rida Marae

Legal Researcher and Lawyer, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

Ana Maria Munoz-Boudet

Senior Social Scientist in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice

Christophe Maroun

Environmental Justice Program Manager, Heinrich Böll Foundation - MENA

Dima Marrawi

Advocacy and Communications Manager, SAMS

Alexander Martin

Assistant Professor, South Mediterranean University-MedTech

Luis Martinez
Luis Martinez

Senior Research Fellow, CERI- Sciences Po, Paris.

Rafael Martinez

Professor of Political Science at the University of Barcelona. Associated researcher, CIDOB

Mohammed Masbah
Mohammed Masbah

Director of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis

Fatmé Masri

Project Director - SAWT

Stephan Massing

World Bank Group

Mohammed Islem Mbarki

Brent McCann

Consultant at Camber Collective, USA

Daraj Media

Ahmed Mefreh

Director, Committee for Justice

Zaki Mehchy

Associate Fellow (Chatham House) and Policy Fellow (LSE)

Pascal Ménoret

Research Fellow, King Faisal Foundation for Research and Islamic Studies

Franck Mermier

Jad Mezher

Researcher with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung MENA

Anware Mnasri

Judge at the Administrative Court

Marwa Mohamed

Head of Advocacy and Outreach, Lawyers for Justice in Libya

Omar Mohammed

Adjunct Lecturer, Sciences Po Paris and PhD Candidate, EHESS -CETOBAC

Sahar Mohammed

Yemeni Researcher

Munia Mohammed Hassan Thabet

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Yemen)

Ahmed Mohsen

Doctoral researcher, Sabah Zaim University, Istanbul

Habiba Mohsen

Researcher at the Arab Forum for Alternatives and programme co-ordinator at the Asfari Institute in Beirut.

Sherif Mohy El Deen
Sherif Mohy El Deen

Egyptian Researcher and Coordinator on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights on EIPR organization

Ahmed Mokhtar

SPP Intern

Wejdene Mokrani
Wejdene Mokrani

Wejdene Mokrani has a Masters degree in Public Law and Political Sciences from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tunis El Manar.

Zeina Moneer

Egyptian environmental politics researcher

Samir Morcos

Researcher, one of the drafters of Al-Azhar document, and member of the Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression.

Ahmed Morsy

Senior Researcher, MENA Program at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) / Co-founder of the Arab Political Science Network (APSN)

Dana Moss

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Notre Dame

Jamil Mouawad

Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics and Policy, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (AUB)

El Mouhoub Mouhoud

Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University.

Youssef Mounsif

Researcher at the Moroccan Centre for Social Sciences in Ain Chock, Casablanca

Ali Murad
Ali Mourad

Assistant Professor of Public Law - Beirut Arab University (Lebanon)

Karen-Jo Mourad Karam

Environmental Politics Program Intern

Nayla Moussa
Nayla Moussa

Camille Mroue

Program Coordinator (Environmental Politics)

Siba Mroueh

MSc Anthropology of Politics, Violence and Crime, University College London.

Mustafa Muhammad

Algerian writer and journalist.

Sudipto Mukerjee

UNDP resident representative in Syria

Alaa Murrar

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Bedirhan Erdem Mutlu

Intern - Tunisian Affairs

Houda Mzioudet


Suzan Nada

Labor and legal activist, MENAFEM Movement

Hisham Nagi

Head of Environmental Sciences Department, Sana'a University

Mohamed Nagi Alassam

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Omar Nashabe

Lecturer at the Lebanese American University and Criminal Justice analyst

Mona Nasrallah

Associate Professor - Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, American University of Beirut

Aya Nassar

PhD student at the University of Warwick, UK.

Yara Nassar
Yara Nassar

Electoral law expert

Rabie Nasser

Co-founder, Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR)

Reema Nazzal

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Berfin Necimoğlu

Programme Coordinator

Adib Nehmeh

Development Consultant

Claire Nicoll

Save the Children Conflict & Humanitarian Advocacy Advisor

Asma Nouira
Asma Nouira

Professor of Political Science and Law at the University of El-Manar, Tunisia.

Saker El Nour


Selma Nour

Engineer, SPA Member

Sufian Obaidat

Jessica Obeid
Jessica Obeid

Independent energy policy consultant

Suha Oda

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Ibrahim Olabi

Barrister, Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers

Ibrahim Olleik

EPP Intern

Mohammed Omar Ahmed

Lecturer at the Faculty of Sharia and Law at the Puntland State University, and Editor-in-Chief of the media network Somalia Today.

Mansour Omari

Syrian journalist and human rights defender

Khalid Omer

Previous Sudanese Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Member of Central Council of Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC), Member of the Sudanese Congress Party Political Bureau

Peace and Freedom Organization

Sabel Ortiz

Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Magued Osman
Magued Osman

Director – Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera)

Bashir Osmat

Former advisor to the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs

Khalid Othman El-Fil

Researcher in development studies and political economy

Mohammad Lemine Ould Bah

Mauritanian Lawyer and Human Rights Activist

Bouraoui Ouni

Senior Program Manager, Search For Common Ground - Tunisia

Saida Ounissi

Freelance consultant

Adel Ourabah


Mohamed Outahar

Mohamed Outaher is a researcher in the sociology of religion and gender.

Katia Papagianni

Head of the Mediation Support Programme at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Geneva.

Melissa Pawson

Freelance Journalist

Luca Pellerano

Senior Social Protection Specialist, ILO Regional Office for Arab States

Audrey Pluta

Doctoral student, Political Science, Sciences Po Aix

Stéphanie Pouessel

Anthropologist and urban mobility consultant in Tunisia

Stefano Prato

Managing Director, Society for International Development (SID)

Miriam Puttick

Head of Middle East and North Africa Programmes, Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights

Dalia Qassem

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Yemen)

Rory Quick

Masters student, Economics and Policy of Energy and Environment, University College London

Ghina R. Mumtaz

Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, American University of Beirut

Mouin Rabbani

Independent analyst, commentator and researcher specializing in the contemporary Middle East

Iman Ragab

Nora Ragab
Nora Jasmin Ragab

Postdoctoral Researcher, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University

Fatma Ramadan

Director of the Political Participation Program for Women and Youth at the Egyptian Women’s Affairs Foundation.

Mohamed Ramadan

Economics Researcher

Farah Ramzy
Farah Ramzy

PhD student at the University of Nanterre, Paris.

Shahra Razavi

Director of the Social Protection Department at the International Labour Organization (ILO)

Hamadi Redissi
Hamadi Redissi

Professor of Public Law and Political Science, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tunis.

Sarah Anne Rennick
Sarah Anne Rennick

Deputy Director

Roland Riachi

Scholar of political ecology of food and water in the MENA

Layla Riahi

Researcher and activist

Michael Robbins

Director of the Arab Barometer

Zied Rouine

Director, Mnemty Association

Noha Roushdy

Cultural Anthropologist

Kali Rubaii

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University

Mostafa S. Adib

The head of the Centre for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (CESMO), based in Lebanon and France (

Sarah Saadoun

Senior Researcher and Advocate, Human Rights Watch

Abdallah Saaf

Director of the Centre for Studies and Research in Social Sciences at Mohammed V University.

Nazeeha Saeed - Journalist, gender trainer, Johann Philipp Palm Award 2014, Heikal Arab Journalism award 2021,
Nazeeha Saeed


Ossama Safa

Director of the Lebanese Center for Political Studies (LCPS)

Karim Safieddine

Non-Resident Fellow

Abdulaziz Sager

Nizar Saghieh

Executive Director - The Legal Agenda

Mohamed Sahbi Khalfaoui

Mohamed Sahbi Khalfaoui is a Lecturer and researcher at the faculty of legal, economic and accounting sciences, Jendouba, Tunisia.

Atef Said

Elham Said

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Syria)

Omar Said

Yemeni journalist and researcher.

Salma Sakr

Advocacy and communications manager at the Anti-Racism Movement Lebanon

Mahmoud Salah

Noor Salaheldin Humaida

Social media intern

Pascale Salameh

Professor of Epidemiology - Lebanese University

Elizabeth Saleh

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the American University of Beirut

Hossein Salehi

Iranian political analyst and commentator

Paul Salem

Director of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Middle East Center in Beirut

Najat Saliba

Khaddit Beirut

Saad Salloum

Assistant Professor of International Relations at the College of Political Science in Al-Mustansiryah University

Lana Salman

Researcher in Urban Governance and International Development

Omar Samir


Denisa Sarajlic-Maglic

Deputy Minister of Civil Affairs for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Abdel Sattar Hatita

Egyptian Novelist and Journalist in the daily Pan-Arab "Al-Sharq Al-Awsat" newspaper.

Elham Saudi

Director, Lawyers for Justice in Libya

Wael Sawah

Syrian journalist and writer

Abdel Moneim Sayed Ahmed

Assistant and field researcher

Yezid Sayigh

Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center - Beirut

Arwa Sebbagh

Advocacy Officer, Aswat Nisaa

Narcís Serra
Narcís Serra

Leila Seurat

Omar Shaban
Omar Shaban

Omar Shaban is the director of PalThink for Strategic Studies, Palestine .

Lisa Shahin

Advocacy and Research Officer

Yara Shahin

Zeina Shahla

Environment editor and journalist, Raseef22

Abdelkhalig Shaib

Lawyer and Legal Counsel

Youssef Sharaf

Political Economist

Hajer Sharief

Co-founder and Senior Project Manager, Together We Build It

Yasmine Shash

Independent researcher

Dina Shehata

Researcher at the Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Cairo.

Mostafa Shehata

Assistant Professor, Menoufia University, Egypt

Ismael Sheikh Hassan
Ismael Sheikh Hassan

Urbanist and activist

Khalil Shikaki

Director at the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.

Wasfiya Shikho

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Iraq)

Maha Shuayb

Director of the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) 

Zaki Shubber

Lawyer and independent consultant

Ola Sidani

Program Coordinator, Lebanon Crisis Observatory (AUB)

Baker Sidqi

Syrian writer.

Mac Skelton

Director, American University of Iraq's Institute of Regional and International Studies

Hania Sobhy

Visiting Scholar, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Marburg

Jeannie Sowers

Scholar of environmental politics in the Middle East

Zeinab Srour

Assistant researcher

Gerald Stang

Expert on democratic transitions, energy politics and foresight in international relations.

Georgi Stickels

Senior Environmental Manager, UNRWA

Egyptian student

Ahmad Sukkar

Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE

Khaled Sulaiman

Iraqi journalist of environmental issues in MENA

Said Sultan al Hashimi

Omani Researcher and Writer

Veton Surroi

Chairman of the Board, Foreign Policy Club, Kosovo

Konrad Sztyler

Ahmed Tabaqchali

CIO of Asia Frontier Capital Iraq Fund & Adjunct Assistant Professor at AUIS

Kamal Tabikha

Cairo-based correspondent for The National

Leena Taha

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Syria)

Yaseen Taha Mohammed

Iraqi Researcher

Shereen Talaat

Director of MenaFem Movement for Economic Development and Ecological Justice

Omar Taleb

Lawyer, Researcher, Activist (Lebanon)

Firas Talhouk

Project Coordinator - SAWT

Jina Talj

Executive director of Diaries of the Ocean (DOTO)

Claire Talon

Senior Research Fellow

Ahmad Tamer

Director General of Land and Maritime Transport, Ministry of Public Works and Transport (Lebanon)

Hossam Tammam

Late Egyptian Researcher on Islamic movements.

Manon-Nour Tannous
Manon-Nour Tannous

PhD candidate at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and Research Associate to the Contemporary Arab History Chair at Collège de France

Lotfi Tarchouna

Professor of Public Law at the University of Sousse, Tunisia.

Mohammad Tariq

Alaa Tartir

Research Associate at the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

Dr. Alaa Tartir

Senior Researcher and Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Marta Tawil Kuri

Research professor - Center for International Studies - El Colegio de México on International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Middle East Politics.

Jean Tawilé


Rachid Tlemçani

University Professor, Algiers.

Amal Tobich

E-Learning and Outreach Analyst, UNDP IRH

Mari Toivanen 

Academy Research Fellow, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki

Armenak Tokmajyan
Armenak Tokmajyan

Research Associate at Tampere Peace Research Institute (Tapri), Finland.

Malak Touma

Freelance journalist

Abdellah Tourabi

Moroccan journalist and researcher.

Dr.Ahmad Rizky M. Umar

Sessional Lecturer at the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland

Ulfat Usta

Director - American University of Beirut Medical Center Pharmacy

Augusto Varas

Chairman of the Organization Aquetas (EQUITAS), Chile.

Álvaro Vasconcelos
Álvaro Vasconcelos

(Former) Associate Senior Researcher at the Arab Reform Initiative

Ward Vloeberghs

Tamer Wageeh

Egyptian journalist

Noura Wahby

Scholar of urban waterscapes in Egypt

Abeer Wakid

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Yemen)

Alex Walsh

Independent researcher specialising in security governance

Nawaf Wasfi Tell

Director of the Center for Strategic Studies, Jordan

Jessica Watkins
Jessica Watkins

PhD candidate at the War Studies Department, King's College London.

Mohamed Wazif

PhD candidate at Hassan II University, Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences in Casablanca.

Folkert Woudstra


Maha Yahya

Director of the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

Nasser Yassin

Minister of Environment, Lebanon

Nuhad Yazbik Dumit

Associate Professor, School of Nursing at the American University of Beirut

Jehad Yazigi

Jihad Yazigi 

Editor in chief of the Syria Report

Rana Yazigi

Zenia Yonus

PhD candidate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Farah Youssef

Research Fellow (Syria)


Algerian researcher

Abderrafie Zaanoun

Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences of Tetouan

Zahiyah Faraj Ali

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Libya)

Ali Zaid Al Zu’abi

Professor in Anthropology, Department of Sociology at the University of Kuwait.

Atiaf Zaid Alwazir

Development consultant, researcher and blogger based in Sana'a, Yemen.

Jalal Zain Aldin
Jalal Zain Aldin

Syrian researcher and journalist.

Agadid Zakaria

Kheder Zakaria
Kheder Zakaria

President of the Syrian Association for Social Sciences and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Harmoon Center for Contemporary Studies, Doha.

Lamia Zaki

Independent consultant on urban, governance and decentralization issues in MENA.

Mariam Zakout

SAWT Fellow 2022-2023 (Palestine)

Fatiha Zamamouche

Algerian researcher in media and communication sciences

Lamia Zargouni

Judge and Former Member of the Independent High Authority for Elections in Tunisia

Mohamad Zbib

Economic Journalist

Mourad Zenasni
Mourad Zenasni

Khaled Ziadeh

Director, Arab Center for Research and Studies (Beirut)

Genevieve Zingg

Legal Fellow at the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre

Mohamed Zmerli

National Focal Point (Tunisia), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Amenah Zubi

President and Founder, Jordanian Women's Union

Tobias Zumbraegel

Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer

Mahjoob Zweiri, PhD

Director of Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University

Wim Zwijnenburg

Project Leader Humanitarian Disarmament