Events

Webcast

Palestine's State Building: Towards Economic Independence

May 15, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
The current framework governing the economic relations between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority has failed to deliver economic prosperity and opportunity to the Palestinian people. The resulting economic stagnation could threaten peace in the region. Experts offered an in-depth discussion of this topic.

Is the Arab Awakening Marginalizing Women?

May 14, 2012 // 9:00am12:45pm
The Middle East Program and the Council of Women World Leaders present "Is the Arab Awakening Marginalizing Women?" This conference was designed to assess how women in the MENA region have been affected by the Arab Awakening.
Webcast

The Arab Awakening: Implications for Al Qaeda and the Future of Terrorism

May 10, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Expert panelists will explore whether the Arab Awakening has marginalized Al Qaeda or presents opportunities (such as sectarian tensions) that it can exploit.

What to Do About Syria?

May 09, 2012 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Options for resolving the Syrian crisis run from bad to worse. How should the international community respond to the regime’s crackdown, sectarian conflict and Kofi Annan’s diplomacy?
Amr Hamzawy and Jane Harman

The Arab Awakening: Progress or Peril? A Conversation with Amr Hamzawy and Jane Harman

May 03, 2012 // 12:00pm2:30pm
Are revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya succeeding in delivering dignity and freedom, or are they being hijacked by illiberal forces? Amr Hamzawy, a leading voice of the Egyptian revolution who has become one of his country’s most active parliamentarians, and Wilson Center President Jane Harman will debate where Egypt and other transitioning Arab countries are headed. The Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council and the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center invite you to participate in this inaugural event in a series of debates on the future of the transitioning Arab countries.

Iraqi Women Leaders in Engineering and Applied Sciences

April 26, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Iraqi women leaders shared their experiences as engineers and scientists, working and teaching in Iraq, with stabilizing, rebuilding, and providing for the long-term development of their country.

Tunisia’s Islamists Struggle to Rule

April 25, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
David Ottaway’s recent visit to Tunisia found Ennahda grappling with daunting challenges as it faces an intense struggle between militant Islamists and secularists and a battered economy.
Webcast

New Beginning or Just Showdown Postponed?: A Look at the Renewed Talks with Iran over its Nuclear Program

April 24, 2012 // 8:30am9:30am
Michael Adler was in Istanbul for the breakthrough talks April 14 between Iran and six world powers, which have re-started the negotiating process, and will present his analysis.
Delivering Solutions
Webcast

Learning From Success: Ministers of Health Discuss Accelerating Progress in Maternal Survival

April 23, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On April 23rd Ministers of Health of Afghanistan, Cambodia, the Dominican Republic, and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Rwanda discussed the drivers of successful maternal health programs and how such efforts can be accelerated and sustained throughout the developing world.
Arab Spring
Webcast

The Arab Spring, a Year On: How’s America Faring?

April 23, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Political changes in the Arab world have created a new landscape for the United States. Four experts on the region and its politics examined the impact of these changes on hopes for democratization and Arab-Israeli peace, as well as the future of American influence and interests.

Pages

Experts & Staff