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Fatima Muneer
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Fatima is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and a post graduate degree from Columbia University. She is interested in international development, particularly in the area of global youth.

Muneer is also an award winning photographer and an avid traveller.

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Diversity Education to Promote Tolerance

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2015 | 9:16 AM

During one hour at the World Economic Forum's 2015 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, I found myself engaged in a conversation with French President Francois Hollande. I was sharing with him my views on how including diversity within an educational system from the primary level itself, would potentially...

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The Kony 2012 Controversy: A Look at Its Coverage in American Media vs. Ugandan Media

(4) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 5:34 PM

The Kony 2012 film promotes the efforts of Invisible Children Inc., a non-profit organization, to capture the Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony by December 2012. It first began to appear in the American media through Facebook and Twitter within days of its March 5 release. Thousands of teenagers...

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Does the Egyptian Media Need a Revolution?

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2012 | 11:29 AM

Al-Tahrir, CBC, Masr 25. These private television channels are among the many news media outlets that have sprung up in Egypt since the forced resignation of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak around 14 months ago. Opposition political figures who once had little or no access to the news media are...

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How Is the U.S. Dealing With the Arms Proliferation in Libya After the Revolution?

(7) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 5:43 PM

The aftermath of the Libyan civil war is causing a headache for the United States in an unexpected area -- arms proliferation. Since the war ended in October, the U.S. has discovered a chilling amount of weapons lying around the country and now seeping into black markets frequented by terrorist...

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