Majlis and Public Participation: The Khaleej Way

As a stakeholder engagement specialist in the Khaleej working on social impact assessment work, forms of public consultation in the region are hardly understood under a western democratic lens. Twitter discourse in the Khaleej is robust and people are highly intelligent and opinionated. The Majlis is informal and nuanced, should not be read as a … More Majlis and Public Participation: The Khaleej Way

Smell the Chai.

It is easy to breathe, to live Although, much harder to be alive Life is more than a checklist to tick When was the last time We world wait to read the paper And drink chai As if it was 1999?