• Ambassador Dr. Hussein Al-Hindawi

    Ambassador Dr. Hussein Al-Hindawi is a former diplomat and international advisor to the United Nations, and a writer with a PhD with honours in modern philosophy from France. He speaks Arabic, French and English and has published more than 10 books. Experience and positions: • Adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister between May 2020 and March 2022. • Adviser to the President of the Republic of Iraq between 2015 and 2018. • Senior international advisor to the United Nations between 2008 and 2015. • Member of the International Advisory Committee that evaluated the municipal elections in Algeria in 2007. • Head of the Independent High Electoral Commission in Iraq (ranked as a minister) between 2004 and 2007. • Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Authority for Communication and Media in June 2004. • Member of the United Nations Mission to Haiti between 1993 and 1995. • Special Envoy of Amnesty International to Lebanon and Yemen several times between 1991 and 1995. • Editor-in-chief of the Arabic section of the United Press International News Agency between 1995 and 2004. • Writer in prominent Arab magazines and newspapers (Al Hayat, Al Mada, Al Sabah, Al Ighterab Al Adaby, Nizwa, Al Safir, Al Quds Al Arabi, Al Sabah Al Jadeed, Al Alam and Al Haqiqa) from 1985 until present. He has dozens of articles translated into English and published in renowned

    Western newspapers such as the National Review, National Interest, and the Washington Times. • Professor of Eastern Civilisation at the University of Poitiers, France, (1984-1986). • Founder of and professor at the Department of Arabic Language at the University of Poitiers, France, (1982-1985). • Researcher and translator at the International Centre for Publishing in Paris, France, (1981-1987). Academic achievements: • PhD with honours in modern philosophy, France, University of Poitiers, 1987. • Diploma in Advanced Studies in Philosophical Methods, France, University of Poitiers, 1982. • Master’s degree in Modern Philosophy, France, University of Poitiers, 1982. • Diploma in the French Language, University of Poitiers, France, 1977. • BA in Philosophy, College of Arts, University of Baghdad, 1970. • Published more than 10 books, including: • “Hegel et l'Islam” (Hegel and Islam) in French, Dar Orients publications, 2021. • "One Hundred Years of Philosophy in Iraq", (House of Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Baghdad 2021). • "Lebanon 1991, A Journey in a Torn Planet", (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2018). • "Eastern Tyranny or Tyranny in the East?" (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2016). • "History and the State between Ibn Khaldun and Hegel" (Dar Al Saqi, Beirut 1996).

    • "Hegel and Hegelian Philosophy" (House of Literary Treasures, Beirut, 2004). • "Babylonian Philosophy", (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2019). • "On the Banks of Philosophy", (Al Hekma Publishing House, Baghdad 2005). • "Muhammad Makiya and Contemporary Urbanism", (Arab Scientific Publishers House, Beirut 2012). • "Philosophers of Enlightenment and Islam", (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2014). • "Al Hindiya Tuwairej: Our Home and the Garden of Babel", (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2015) • "Muzaffar Al-Nawab: Reflections and Memories", (Dar Al Mada, Beirut 2020). • "Akhadeed", (Anthology, Baghdad 2012). • In print in the Arabic language: • "Criticism of the American Mind" and "Berussa: The Babylonian Intellectual". • Dozens of articles published in prominent Arab periodicals. • Co-founder of Aswat magazine, 1976.

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