Conseil – Consultancy

 

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With more than 25 years of experience in consultancy work for international corporations and organisations, cultural and educative institutions, not-for-profit associations and private/public foundations, Reda Benkirane has a dual profile of practitioner/maker and researcher/scholar which let him cover various fields of expertises and provide diversified consultancy services. His human knowledge engineering and his command of the arts of writing, communicating and bridge-building are action and solution-oriented.

 

Areas of Expertise:

Technologies of Information and Communication TIC
Digital Humanities
Complexity management
Interdisciplinary studies 
Development Studies
Identity and Globalization Issues
Religion & Politics Issues
Radicalization, jihadism, extreme violence
(In)security (politics of)
MENA Region
Sahel Region

Contemporary Islam

 

Consultancy Services :

I. International Policy Issues
Diplomacy, Mediation and Negociation 
Conflict-Resolution Initiatives and Peace Studies 
Intercultural and Inter-religious Dialogue
Geopolitics of the MENA region

II. Research & Training
Scientific direction
Strategic Analysis

Reports and Feasibility Studies
Institutional organization 
Programmatic Set-up of NGO's and Research Units
Research activities
Teaching activities
Training Sessions
Briefings, Workshops and Seminars

III. Communication Strategy
Organization of International Meetings/Events
Public Information Campaigns
Information Architecture
Editorial Policy
Publications
Web publishing and online services


Examples of Missions:

  • Providing expertise on sensitive social issues and political risks related to MENA countries
  • Consulting missions for the Executive Director of a broadcast network
  • Supplying information and monitoring to a former Head of State on various economic, political and social issues
  • Advising the Direction of a network of NGOs on (re)structuring an Information Technology Department (improving services, reducing costs & preserving existing staff)
  • Feasibility study for a Museum on an exhibition on world religions
  • Assisting a Manager on the institutionalization of a newly set-up NGO
  • Training diplomats, journalists and teachers on how to handle cultural diversity in an international work environment
  • Training private sector executives on how to manage complexity
  • Assisting the Direction of a communication department on the migration of a strategic corporate website
  • Managing public information campaigns on global trade and HIV/AIDS
  • Managing comprehensive communication strategies

 

Selection of Inter-national Clients and/or Partners: 

  • Edipresse, Lausanne
  • Le Temps stratégique
  • Le Temps
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Département des Affaires culturelles de la Ville de Geneve
  • Musée d'Ethnographie de Genève
  • Club Suisse de la Presse – Geneva Press Club
  • World Council of Churches (WCC)
  • Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA)
  • Ecumenical Church Loan Foundation (ECLOF)
  • Islamic Relief, Geneva
  • Aljazeera Network, Qatar
  • Aljazeera Centre for Studies, Qatar
  • Reporters without Borders
  • Département de l'Instruction Publique (DIP, République de Genève)
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Graduate Institute, Geneva
  • Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Geneva (DCAF)
  • Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
  • Levant Foundation
  • ASDEAM
  • Centre Jacques Berque, Rabat
  • Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialog
  • The HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialog
  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Fondation Orient Mont Pélerin, Geneva

For Consultancy requests: contact details (please put 'Consultancy request' in the subject of the message)