Ismail Serageldin


Foundation Alliance of Civilizations Presents Award to Serageldin

16/08/2016 | Macedonia
At the International School for Young Leaders, Serageldin gave lecture on the topic of “Leadership in the Age of The ICT Revolution and Artificial Intelligence”, which was very well received by his young audience.

Committee on Human Gene Editing holds Fourth Meeting

The Committee on Human Gene Editing: Scientific, Medical and Ethical Considerations held its Consensus Study fourth meeting at the Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences in Washington DC.

Serageldin Chairs Water Futures and Solutions Meeting

21/06/2016 | Laxenburg
As a world renowned authority on water issues, Serageldin chaired the Water Futures and Solutions 2 nd Scenarios Focus Group Meeting of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) held in Laxenburg, Austria on 19-21 June.

Addressing the Issues of a Globalized World

14/06/2016 | Andorra
The Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC) & Julia Reig Foundation held their VIII High-Level Meeting "Global Forces, Local Voices - People Power in a Globalized World" in Andorra on 12-15 June 2016.

Sharing Insights on Education and Technology at eLearning Africa

25/05/2016 | Cairo
At the 11th eLearning Africa conference “Vision, Innovation and Reality”, Serageldin gave a plenary keynote speech entitled “Reaching out to Africa”.

Serageldin invited to give a Lecture at Oxford University

20/05/2016 | Oxford
Serageldin was invited to give a lecture at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies as part of several important events being organised by the Centre, relating specifically to libraries and their central role in academic life and the wider development of societies.

STS Forum Workshop in Brussels

04/05/2016 | Brussels
Following attendance of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum council meeting held in Paris on 3 May, Serageldin participated in the high-level conference of political, industrial and academic leaders “Adapting to the Changing World Through Science, Technology And Innovation - Strengthening cooperation between the STS forum and the EU” held in Brussels on May 4, by STS, Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA), and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

Third Meeting of Human Gene Editing Study Committee

29/04/2016 | Paris
Serageldin joined the members of the Human Gene Editing Study committee in their third meeting held in Paris at the French National Academy of Medicine.

Serageldin opens BioVision 2016

12/04/2016 | Alexandria
In the packed Great Hall of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), Ismail Serageldin, inaugurated BioVision 2016. This major conference is being held from 12 – 14 April under the theme of “New Life Sciences: The Road Ahead”. It focuses on the three major themes “health”, “food and agriculture” and “environment”.

President of Egypt presides over annual BOT Meeting

09/04/2016 | Cairo

World Bank Delegation Visits BA

16/03/2016 | Alexandria
On the occasion of the visit of the World Bank Delegation to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Serageldin gave a 30 minute presentation at the Human Rights workshop.

4th Global Baku Forum: “Towards a Multipolar World”

11/03/2016 | Baku
Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC) held its 4th Global Baku Forum: “Towards a Multipolar World” this week. The event brought together a number of heads of state and government, and well-known political figures, as well as ambassadors of foreign countries to Azerbaijan.

Serageldin Joins IAP Conference on Science Advice

28/02/2016 | Hermanus, South Africa
This week Serageldin joins distinguished scholars, representatives of national academies of science and medicine, experts and science advisors, at the Inter Academy Panel: The Global Network of Science Academies (IAP) Conference and General Assembly, hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), which takes place from 28 February to 2 March 2016 in Hermanus, South Africa, under the theme "Science Advice".

Exploring the Need for a BA Science Grid

15/02/2016 | Washington DC
At the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists from around the world gathered together to discuss recent developments in science and technology.

Second Meeting of Human Gene Editing Study Committee

12/02/2016 | Washington DC
Serageldin joined the members of Human Gene Editing Study committee that is conducting a comprehensive consensus study on the scientific, medical, and ethical considerations of human gene editing. The committee held an information-gathering meeting, where invited experts discussed perspectives on human gene editing.

A Public Lecture at Sofia University

05/02/2016 | Sofia
A two day visit to Sofia, Bulgaria, held another busy schedule for Serageldin. He met with Vezhdi Rashidov, Minister of Culture, and paid an official visit to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, where the President of the Academy, Stefan Vodenicharov, presented to Serageldin the Honorary Sign of the President of the Academy for his outstanding contributions in science.

An Eventful Day in Athens

03/02/2016 | Athens
Serageldin started off his visit to Athens chairing the board meeting of the Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies. This was followed by a meeting with Prokopis Pavlopoulos, President of Greece at the Presidential Megaron.

Discussions on Democracy and Interfaith Dialogue in Sarajevo

02/02/2016 | Sarajevo
Foundation “Shared Societies and Values Foundation” in Sarajevo gathered a group of prominent international public figures in a Forum titled “New generation democracy and interfaith dialogue - Responding to violent extremism”.

A Speech on Interfaith Dialogue in Rome’s Quirinale Palace

27/01/2016 | Rome
At a reception hosted by Sergio Mattarella, President of Italy, at the Quirinale Palace, Serageldin gave a speech on the theme of “Interconnectivity and the global search for spirituality. What is society looking for and what is the role of the State?”

Serageldin Signs Agreement with Electre and BnF

21/01/2016 | Paris
In 2009 the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) donated half a million books to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) to develop its Francophone Library. This generous gift will now be further enriched by a new agreement signed between the BnF, Electre, and the BA, whereby 1500 books will be donated annually by Electre over the next three years, a period renewable by the three parties.

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