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Ayman Mhanna

Samir Kassir Foundation
Executive Director
Beirut - Lebanon

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Ayman Mhanna is the Executive Director of the Beirut-based Samir Kassir Foundation, the leading freedom of expression NGO in the Levant region. He joined SKF in September 2011. In this capacity, Ayman oversees the Foundation’s monitoring, advocacy, research and training activities. He is a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Natolin-Warsaw campus, leading a course on “New Challenges for Press Freedom.” From January 2016 to February 2017, he was also the Executive Director of the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), a network of 200 media development and journalism assistance organisations. He previously served as Senior Program Officer for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (2007-2011) working on election observation, electoral reform and civil society involvement in public policy-making, and a lecturer on the Master’s programme at Saint Joseph University’s Faculty of Economics (2011-2016) teaching "Policy Development and Communications." Ayman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Saint Joseph University in Beirut and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris. He is a member of Friends of Europe’s European Young Leaders program – MENA chapter (class of 2017) and the international Contact Group on Content and Jurisdiction at the Internet Jurisdiction Policy Network for 2019-2020.

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Wednesday, December 2

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