The Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government has been an instrumental partner, providing leadership and much-needed perspective on the role of the private sector in forging a more inclusive and prosperous future in the Middle East and in co-convening our roundtable in Washington. We would especially like to thank Shannon Murphy for her time and assistance. Further, we are grateful to all of the individuals that participated in the roundtable.
We would like to thank the Ashoka Arab World offi ce in Cairo, the Naseej Community Youth Development Initiative in Amman, and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy & International Affairs at the American University of Beirut who were kind enough to host the Middle East Youth Initiative’s roundtables in Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon, respectively. We would like to thank all the participants in these roundtables (see annex for a list of participants). Further, thanks are due to the organizers of and participants in the Dubai School of Government’s Best
ractices in Entrepreneurship Policy Conference in November 2009, for a timely and valuable contribution to the wider fi eld of entrepreneurship.
Finally, we thank the International Center for Not-for-Profi t Law for contributing a background paper on the legal and regulatory framework for social entrepreneurship in the Middle East.
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