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Mohamed Farahat

Egyptian foundation for refugees rights
Lawyer
Egypt
Mohamed Farahat, in general is an Egyptian lawyer, Jurist   human rights lawyer, legal trainer in addition he is a  legal and political researcher.  He joined Egyptian Foundation for Refugees Rights (EFRR) in 2014, first as Access to Justice team leader than as Coordinator of EFRR’s legal aid project with UNHCR , currently as programs director .
Recently worked with HUMENA for human rights and civic engagement as legal analyst, as a Legal Consultant with International Organization for Migration (IOM-Egypt) , Legal Expert with Center for Migration and Refugees Studies (CMRS_-American university in Cairo (AUC) and Research fellow with International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) .
In addition Mr. Farahat is a member of steering committee of Internet Rights and Principles Coalition (IRPC) and selected as a Management Advisory group (MAG) member at North Africa Internet Governance (NAIGF) .
 Prior to joining EFRR, he worked for Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA-Egypt) as access to Justice team leader, he worked for International Commission for Jurists (ICJ) as a legal researcher.
Mr. Farahat is a legal and political researcher. He   has several published articles related to International refugees law, Statelessness,  political issues and democracy  ,parliamentary studies, digital rights and internet governance .
Mr. Farahat is Alumni of  Middle East and adjoining Countries School in Internet Governance (MAGSIG 2018) , North Africa School in Internet Governance  (NASIG 2019) and participated at many IG meeting Global IGF 2017 and 2018 as speaker and workshop organizer , African IGF2017.

Mr. Farahat hold a law degree in Law  from Cairo university , he obtained a post graduate diploma in Human Rights and civil society, post graduate diploma in International Negotiation , post graduate diploma in African Studies , and  post graduate diploma in International law. Currently Mr. Farahat is a Master degree researcher in Faculty of  High African Studies-Cairo University.