Moulay Hicham El Alaoui
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Prince Moulay Hicham

Founder and President of the Hicham Alaoui Foundation,, Visiting Researcher at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University

Hicham Alaoui is an established voice calling for political reform in the Arab world. He is currently a research fellow based at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, and sits on the advisory board of the Middle East Center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously held positions with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, worked with the Carter Center in electoral monitoring, and sat on the MENA Advisory Committee for Human Rights Watch. His commentary and analysis is widely published in international journals and newspapers. His memoir, Journal d’un Prince Banni, was published in 2014 by Éditions Grasset, and has since been translated into Spanish and Arabic.  He is a graduate of Princeton and Stanford Universities, and is reading for his Phil at the University of Oxford.