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Hussam Hussein
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Hi and thanks for visiting my profile :) My name is Hussam, I'm a blogger-researcher-journalist, member of the European Youth Press’ Middle East and North Africa Committee (MENAC). I studied in Italy (Trieste/Gorizia), England (SOAS, London), and Poland (College of Europe). Academically, my background is mainly in Diplomacy and International Relations, with a focus on Environment. My interests are climate change, water, development and international cooperation.


ASEFUAN Summer school, for Youth Asian-European dialogue, DEADLINE tomorrow!

Published 22nd April 2010 - 3 comments - 2933 views -

Dear friends,


last year I partiticipated in an unique and brilliant event organized by ASEFUAN. It was a fantastic event, where I had the opportunity to meet many European and South Asian young people, make new friends, and discover new cultures, traditions, and ideas. That's why I want to share with you, hopefully someone among you will live my same experience this year! smile Good luck!



Final Call for Applications: 16th ASEF University "Public Health and Vulnerable

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the Medical University of Lodz
(UMED) are pleased to invite qualified young individuals from Asia and
Europe to participate in the sixteenth edition of the ASEF University
"Public Health and Vulnerable Groups: Access to Quality Health Services",
to be held from 29 June to 10 July 2010 in the Republic of Poland.

Participants will have the opportunity to share their knowledge and views
on specific health-based topics of relevance for both regions. They will
explore possible approaches to tackle the barriers to health disparities
a way which encourages and acknowledges their participation. The programme
will include, among others, discussions on public health issues from a
multi-perspective approach - and mainly aims to empower the participants

1. Understand public health issues and challenges from the perspectives of
Asia and Europe
2. Promote discussion on how reducing barriers to quality healthcare
services can be addressed
3. Encourage young people to play an active role in promoting better

ASEF University participants are usually not more than 25 years old and
should preferably be in their final undergraduate year or first graduate
year.  Successful applicants should have strong academic credentials and
established leadership skills through involvement in extra-curricular
activities. The programme would generally benefit students of
relations, Asian and European Studies, Development Studies, Public Health,
Medicine, Human Rights, Economics & Finance, Political and Social

The ASEF University is open to university students from the 43 ASEM
countries*. ASEF and UMED will finance accommodation and meals, as well as
the official cultural programme throughout the event. In addition, each
participant shall receive a 50% travel subsidy (airfare, trains, bus,
with a cap of 250 EUR for participants coming from Europe, and 500 EUR for
those coming from Asia.  Please visit for the
online application form and guidelines. Deadline for applications is
Friday, 23 April 2010.

For more information, you may contact:
Mr. Joel Bassig
Project Officer, People-to-People Exchange, Asia-Europe Foundation
Tel: +65-6874 9713 | Fax: +65-6872 1207 | Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

* The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is an informal process of dialogue and
co-operation. In 2007, the grouping expands to include Austria, Belgium,
Bulgaria, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia,
Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia,
Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, The Netherlands, Pakistan, The Philippines,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea,
Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vietnam, plus the European
Commission and the ASEAN Secretariat.

Dani Madrid i Morales  |  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |  (+34) 654.066.264  |

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  • Lara Smallman on 22nd April 2010:

    Wow, thanks for posting this Hussam!

  • Iwona Frydryszak on 02nd June 2010:

    post more info like this smile how is Poland for you? i am very interested in all foreigners living in Poland so i would like to make an interview with you. skype?

  • Hussam Hussein on 23rd June 2010:

    Thanks Iwona! I have finished last week my year in Poland.. Anyway, please contact me in facebook or find me in skype (same name).

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