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Fahrinisa Campana writes for The National on how coding bootcamps and programming courses are giving young Iraqis and refugees a way to work remotely. Code on the Road (COR), a Greek registered non-profit, delivers business entrepreneurship lessons to participants’ mobiles, cutting out the need for classroom space and laptops and circumventing conflict. With the current...
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Female legal experts played key role in confronting far-right party’s violent tactics Behind the bench, before her mostly male audience, as the marathon trial of Golden Dawn entered its last act, supreme court justice Maria Lepenioti did what she has done every week: she kept the peace. It has not been easy. Emotions have often...
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After a trial lasting more than five years, the leadership of Greece’s neo-Nazi party has been convicted of running a criminal organisation. Big crowds gathered outside the court in Athens as the judges gave verdicts on 68 defendants. Golden Dawn secured 18 MPs in 2012, as Greeks were battered by a financial crisis. The criminal...
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We are thrilled to announce our most recent success story by Batool Alboul from the Ajloun governorate in northern Jordan, specifically from the village of Anjara where she was born and raised. Using what she learned during the Code on the Road (COR) business entrepreneurship course in Amman, Batool Alboul won a European grant to launch a...
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Aya Burweila from Code on the Road (COR) speaks at the COR at SIPRI Forum’s “Technology and Peacemaking in the Arab World”.
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Libyan doctor-turned-tech-CEO Mohamed Aburawi helped develop a telehealth platform so doctors who had left their countries could treat patients back home—now it’s being used to help triage cases in Libya’s fight against COVID-19. Aburawi grew up in Libya, studied medicine and did a surgical internship in Egypt before securing in 2015 scholarship to Harvard Medical...
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On Wednesday 28 August 2019, the Founder and Director of Code on the Road, Aya Burweila, was interviewed by the youth TV show Shar Shabab on Libya’s Channel – قناة ليبيا. to talk about her organization’s goals and plans for Libya. Video of the full interview by Aya Burweila on the Share Shabab show The...
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On 30 October 2019, Aya Burweila, Founder and Director of Code on the Road delivered a speech on investment opportunities between the EU and Arab world at the 4th EU-Arab World High-Level Summit: A Strategic Partnership. The Summit took place at the Megaron Concert Hall on October 29-30 under the auspices of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Mr....
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On 20 October 2019, Aya Burweila, the Founder of Code on the Road attended the opening of the First Policy Dialogue Forum on Refugees and Migrants titled “Understanding current challenges of refugees and migrants in Europe: What can we do?” organised by KAICIID Dialogue Centre. Welcoming remarks were delivered by KAICIID Secretary General H.E. Faisal...
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