News and Announcements about the Initiative
After two weeks of visits and discussions in New York, New Haven, Atlanta, Virginia, and Washington DC, the US program of the Gabr Fellowship ended on November 3rd 2013.
Shafik Gabr releases a statement commenting on why dialogue between East and West is important.
The Shafik Gabr Fellows begin their tour of U.S cities.
The Foundation is hosting a special event on October 30 in Washington D.C. to celebrate the completion of the First Class of the Gabr Fellows.
The second phase of the Gabr Fellows programme shall take place in the United States and shall be conducted with the Arab American Institute.
After two weeks of discussions with leaders in Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor, the Egyptian program of the Gabr Fellowship concluded in Cairo on June 16, 2013.
After the completion of all logistical issues, the Shafik Gabr Foundation in co-operation with Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that the Gabr Fellows will commence the East:West initiative on June 2nd 2013 in Egypt.
Board of Governors announces postponement to the program.
The Shafik Gabr Foundation has announced the selection of the 2013 Gabr Fellows.
The first East-West: The Art of Dialogue Fellowship Program (in partnership with Humanity in Action) has been announced.
The press release has been issued for the New York event: "There is no substitute for direct interaction and it is the sense of talking to each other that will create the hope for the future."
The press release has been issued for the Washington event: "We can create an initiative inspired by art that can make a difference to the next generation".
The press release has been issued for the London event: "Launch of a major cross-cultural initiative to build bridges between the Arab world and the West".
The first event to mark the launch of the East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative has been held in London.
Masterpieces of Orientalist Art: The Shafik Gabr Collection will be published on November 1st 2012 – alongside the launch of the East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative. The book will be on sale in art bookshops and via online retailers.
The BBC World News presenter Nik Gowing has agreed to be the moderator at the first East-West: The Art of Dialogue panel event – to be held in London on November 15th.