Held online on 18 February 2021
Nadim Houry, Executive Director at Arab Reform Initiative
Adib Nehmeh, Consultant and ANND Affiliate
Rana Jawad, Director of Studies at Bath University
Mohamed Jouili, Professor in Sociology at University of Tunis
Moderator: Lina Atallah, Journalist and Co-founder of Mada Masr
A look back on the formative moments of social protection in the Arab Region and a review of the historical evolution of the understanding of social protection. The speakers consider these in the context of current social contracts in the Arab world and other factors such as the nature of institutions and their work, and the policies of international financial institutions, with a specific focus on Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, and Jordan.
Watch the ENGLISH edition (simultaneous translation) of this webinar below. Use the link above to watch the Arabic edition.