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zenith Staff

The 2017 zenith Photo Award

The search for identity and the poetry of everyday life were captured by photographers in the zenith Photo Award, with the theme Islam in Europe. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Berlin.   

One of the photographs by France Keyser in her series 'French and Muslim', the winner of the professional category.
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zenithTALK - Amel Karboul

Dr. Amel Karboul is a social entrepreneur, businesswoman, author and politician. She is passionate about working with leaders, teams and organizations assisting them in creating breakthroughs in their thinking and transforming themselves.

zenithTALK - Belabbes Benkredda

Belabbes Benkredda is an award-winning social innovator and the founder of the Munathara Initiative, the Arab world’s largest online and television debate forum highlighting voices of youth, women and marginalised communities.

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zenithTALK: Ahmad Al Hidiq

Ahmad Al Hidiq is a passionate tech enthusiast with a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the American University of Beirut. After working several years in consulting and business development, he has co-founded the health app HeyDoc!, the Middle East’s first telemedicine platform.

zenithTALK: Mehemed Bougsea

Mehemed Bougsea has worked as a strategy consultant to GIZ and the German, Tunisian and Libyan governments, specialising in the socio-economic development of youth in regions with elevated unemploy

Participants at the 2016 Civic Education Conference (CEC) in Hammamet in Tunisia
Connecting Arab Civil Society

Organisations promoting civic education in the Arab world often face difficult working conditions. Connecting MENA NGOs with one another, and with NGOs in Europe, helps spread expertise and resources.

Civic education training provided an alternative to traditional and linear learning experiences, forcing self-evaluation within group dynamics.
Civic Education Training in Egypt

A bold training process empowers engaged citizens in Egypt by challenging prejudices and refining their work methods.

Hoda Kandil teaching at a workshop in Egypt.
Tackling Discrimination Against Women in Egypt

Discrimination against females in Egypt is a common occurrence, yet conversation and dynamic workshops can help women – and men – see the problems more clearly and to take a stand against intolerance.