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Hussam Hussein

Working experience from the European Parliament and the Italian Embassy in Amman, Hussam has also been working for the World Bank, in Washington DC. After his studies in international relations at the University of Trieste (Gorizia), at SOAS, and at the College of Europe, Hussam is currently a PhD student at the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich. He developed his reporting skills with Th!nk About It 3, 4, and 5 and participating in a reporting trip in Kenya. His interests are water, climate change, and private sector development.

Did You (at Least) Wear Purple?

On March 26th, 2012, many people went purple around the world. Everything started with Cassidy Megan, a young Canadian girl suffering from epilepsy who called on the world to recognize a day to raise awareness on epilepsy. In the Arab World, many associations organized events to raise awareness about this disorder, especially in Lebanon and in Kuwait. In Kuwait City, the Kuwaiti Society for Epilepsy organiz ...

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