AUI is proud to announce that SSE student Ali Elabridi has been selected participate in New York University in Abu Dhabi's "Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World". Ali will be one of 64 candidates—only two of whom are Moroccan, Ali included—to receive transportation and accommodation to spend three days developing socially useful web applications.
The 2018 Annual EU-funded Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Institutes (FEMISE) Conference is centered this year on the Theme of Neighbors of Neighbors: Relation and Cooperation of the EU-Med towards Africa, in Valetta, Malta, on 7-9 February 2018.
As an active and founding member of FEMISE, AUI IEAPS will be represented by one of its members, M. Tahar Harkat. Mr. Harkat will represent the institute and address issues related to research progress around youth in the region.
The FEMISE annual conference provides a platform for the different actors of the EU-Med region of research institutes’ members, academics, policymakers and representatives of the international community including the EU, to engage in a constructive dialogue about the future of the region and the role the EU can play in the context of the new ENP.
The concept note is available by clicking here.
The agenda is available here.
Tech-savvy Oumaima Lamaakel and her fellow American teammates placed first in the "Wellness Challenge"" at "SheHacks", the largest all-female and non-binary Hackathon based out of Boston. Lamaakel and her team created an Android app designed to help people in emotional distress that is capable of linking to both a VR headset and a physical game in order to help people get over panic attacks.