Arafat Shoukri joined Al Jazeera Media Network in 2014 as the manager of corporate relations and communications. Prior to Al Jazeera, he worked in various European institutions as an expert in PR and a lobbying authority. He finished his master's degree and PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He is the author of the book, Refugee Status in Islam: Concepts of Protection in Islamic Tradition and International Law (IB Taurus, 2010). He is also the manager of the executive committee responsible for organising three international events hosted by Al Jazeera Media Network in 2016.
Dr. Shoukri will be speaking during the closing remarks.