IREX and Kuwait Bloggers Sponsor Kuwait’s 1st Blogging Workshop

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The International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)*, in association with a group of active and experienced bloggers, is sponsoring a workshop on September 28 in Kuwait . The event will be held at Marina

at 7:15pm.

The workshop will provide local bloggers and members of the public interested in on-line media and citizen journalism with the opportunity to learn more about issues affecting freedom of expression and the internet in Kuwait.

Panelists and participants will discuss:

  • The Growth of Blogging in Kuwait.
  • The Effect of Blogging on Public Debate and the Traditional media.
  • How to Create and Maintain a Successful Blog.
  • Legal Concerns and Restrictions on Bloggers.

The panelists:

Bader Al-Furaih (founder of Kuwait blogs and Safat)

Reem Al-Shammari

Abdullatif Al-Omar

Hasan Ramadan

Zayed Al-Zaid

Mohammed AbdulQader Al-Jasem

The panel will be moderated by veteran blogger and occasional Hilaliya Guest Writer Mohamed Al-Yousifi (

To register for the event please go to:

This event is open to the public.

For more information please contact us on 66189918

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