Koert Debeuf

Koert Debeuf

has been living in Cairo since September 2011 and has observed the revolutions o f the Arab world as a representative of the European Liberals and Democrats in t he European Parliament (ALDE). He is a well-known political blogger and opinion- maker. His blog posts have been discussed on Tahrir Square, on Egyptian national TV and in the European, Dutch, German and Belgian parliaments. Articles on his work in the Arab world have appeared in newspapers such as the New York Times, L e Figaro and Le Soir. He is regularly consulted as an expert by the Financial Ti mes, The Independent, Al Arabiya, BBC World Service and France 24.Before moving to Cairo, he worked for years in the heart of Belgian and European politics. He was strategic advisor and spokesman of the former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Ver hofstadt.-------------------------------------Koert Debeuf woont in Cairo sinds september 2011, waar hij de revoluties van de Arabische wereld volgt voorhet Eu ropese Parlement. Voordien was hij adviseur en woordvoerder van eerste minister Guy Verhofstadt. Hij is een bekende politieke blogger en opiniemaker en veelgevr aagd expert in binnen- en buitenlandse media.