Tag Archives | Capacity Building

Iraq Britain Business Council: Accentuating the Positive

By Robert Tollast. Luay al-Khairullah has reason to be optimistic. As Chairman of the Dhi Qar Provincial Investment Commission, I spoke to him last year about the planned Nasiriyah Integrated Project (NIP) a 300,000 barrel a day capacity refinery not far from his home town. It’s a project that will create much needed jobs and provide […]

Rebuilding Iraq’s Universities

By John Lee. Christopher Hill, director of research training and academic development at the University of Nottingham, has written an article based on his experience in university level capacity building in Iraq for academic journal The Conversation. Professor Hill points out the increased expenditure in rebuilding Iraqi universities, but posits that until more academics can be […]

DNO Announce MENA Fellowship Fund

By John Lee. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) today announced the creation of the Middle East-North Africa Graduate Fellowship Fund underwritten by a $1 million gift from the Norwegian oil and gas company DNO International ASA. The fellowship will support qualified applicants who enroll at HKS through the Edward S. Mason Program. The internationally focused Mason […]