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Objectives Of Symposium

Apart from advancing research on the regional opportunities, sustainability challenges and innovation in the aviation sector, the workshop has the following objectives:

  • To bring together complementary expertise on developmental and sustainability challenges in the Middle East & North Africa region (MENA) and beyond
  • A road map for Egyptian policy makers with a particular focus on opportunities and constraints in developing Cairo International Airport into an aviation hub/cluster
  • Support of economic development as a crucial backbone of political transformation
  • Development of a strategic partnership with the WZB, a leading research institute in Germany
  • Fostering intellectual exchange between researchers, educators, policy makers and industry professionals and experts
  • Mobilization for a kick-off meeting for joint project workshop with German partners at GUC Berlin campus
  • Giving selected students and junior researchers from Egypt an opportunity to present their contributions in a poster session