Egypt

Egypt

Foreign Secretary announces agreement between Wilton Park and Egyptian MFA

During his meeting with President Mursi, the Foreign Secretary stated “as a sign of the importance we attach to cooperating on international affairs, the UK…

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of…

2011: watershed year for the Middle East and North Africa

The Arab uprisings of the last 15 months have been critical for challenging repression and demonstrating the power of collective action. A year on, Wilton…

The quiet fights

This week we celebrated the International Day of Democracy. It is a day which cannot be ignored or forgotten, not least because of the current…

Faith a forgotten component of international policy?

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes:   The blog from Dominic Asquith, British Ambassador in Egypt,…