Institute of Arab Research and Studies

Institut des études et des recherches arabes

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1953, Cairo (Egypt), by resolution of League of Arab States (LAS). Became part of Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) in 1970, based in Baghdad (Iraq). Transferred to Cairo in 1988. Also referred to as Institut des recherches et des études arabes.


Prepare highly qualified Arab researchers involved in post-graduate social, economic, legal and literary studies and research; carry out ecological studies of Arab countries, emphasizing deserts, rivers, underground water and mineral wealth; conduct demographic studies, emphasizing the economic impact on development of Arab countries; cooperate with Arab universities in sponsoring in-depth studies on urgent contemporary issues; provide policy-makers with up-to-date information on development issues in Arab countries.

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Provides advisory services to governmental and nongovernmental institutions in the Arab world; combines training and research on contemporary Arab affairs within the framework of a biennial research programme.

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Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Hydrology
    • Water
    • Rivers and Lakes
  • Resources
    • Minerals
  • Geography
    • Ecology
  • Research, Standards
    • Study
    • Research
  • Education
    • Secondary and Higher Education
  • Sociology
    • Demography
  • Economics
    • Economic
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



Last News Received

24. Dec 2002
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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