Think tank

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

IFI

Beirut, Lebanon

Inaugurated in 2006, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut is an independent, research-based, policy oriented institute. It aims to initiate and develop policy-relevant research in and about the Arab region.​ The institute is committed to expanding and deepening knowledge production and to creating a space for the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas among researchers, civil society actors, and policy makers.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.aub.edu.lb/ifi/Pages/index.aspx

Address:
American University of Beirut P. O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh Beirut, Lebanon 1107 2020

Country:
Lebanon

Sub-region:
Western Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Lebanon
Operating languages
Arabic , English , French

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
 15
Lebanon average
 23
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Karajerjian, Sarine and Nasser Yassin ( with sponsor from the American University of Beirut)
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Nasser Yassin
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
 17,927
Lebanon average
 21,995
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
 7,223
Lebanon average
 7,389
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
 1,181
Lebanon average
 988
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
 280
Lebanon average
 455
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 29/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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