The Brussels Report Podcast Episode 35 – with Egyptian Senator Mohamed Farid

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Mohamed Magdy Farid (Arabic: محمد مجدي فريد, born 18 August 1982) is an Egyptian Classic Liberal politician. He has been a Senator since 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial and management engineering from October 6 University, and a master’s degree in Sustainable development Planning with a specialization in Economic Development from the Egyptian National Planning Institute. He was a founding member of the Free Egyptians Party but sits now as an independent.

In this this episode of the Brussels Report podcast, editor Pieter Cleppe discusses the following topics:

  • The war in Gaza and the implications for the relationship between Israel and Egypt
  • Elections, democracy and the rule of law in Egypt
  • The state of the economy of Egypt and the role of the IMF
  • The impact of the EU’s new “CBAM” climate tariff on the economy of Egypt
  • Cooperation between Egypt and the EU on migration and the possibility of a deal to outsource EU asylum processing to Egypt