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Nevine Tewfik

Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Head of the Research, Studies and Policies Bureau, IR Division
Cairo, Egypt
Nevine Tewfik is The Head of the Research, Studies and Policies Bureau at the IR Division of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology- Egypt.

With a background in development and political science, Nevine joined MCIT in 2001. Since then, she has been actively involved in different international and developmental portfolios including the creation of Egypt's ICT Trust Fund, the World Summit on the Information Society, and has managed a number of key portfolios including the EU's FP7 ICT thematic priority at MCIT and is currently representing the Ministry at the OECD's CDEP committee. Nevine is also member of ICANN public responsibility Panel.

Throughout her career at MCIT, Nevine has developed, formulated and contributed to a number of key strategic documents including MCIT's strategies, policies and vision papers.

For the past 4 years, Nevine's work revolved more precisely around the development and dissemination of the Green ICT and Child Online Protection programs in Egypt and reaching out to the region, as well as engaging Egypt actively in the international dialogue on the subjects. She represented the projects at related conferences including the different rounds of IGF, as well as at a number of OECD meetings. Ms. Tewfik is also rapporteur of Q15 on ICT and adaption at the ITU, coordinator of the COP local committee, member of the ITU COP initiative, Egypt’s representative at the ITU WG- CP, member of the Child on line Protection Dynamic Coalition and the Dynamic Coalition on Climate Change.

With more than 20 years experience in the fields of socio political research, international relations and development, Ms. Tewfik has represented Egypt in a large number of international forums and conferences. Her field of work is oriented towards ICT4D, child online safety, green ICT, in addition to strategic writing, policy formulation and political analysis.

Ms. Tewfik studied at the American University in Cairo, where she received her BA and MA in Political Science.