Middle East and North Africa Events

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Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Islamic Crescent

January 29, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts on U.S. policy in Iran, Pakistan, the Arab-Israeli conflict and U.S. national security discuss current and future U.S. policy in the region.
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Moderating Extremism: Lebanese Leaders' Perspective

January 21, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
Elissar Douaihy, Training and Mobilization Coordinator, Women Empowerment: Peaceful Action for Security and Stability (WEPASS), Beirut; May Akl, Foreign Press Secretary for MP and Former Prime Minister Michel Aoun, Beirut; Dima Dabbous-Sensenig, Director, Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World, Lebanese American University, Beirut; Claudia Chamoun Abi Nader, Professor, Military Academy, Fayadieh; Wafa Abed, President, Institute of Progressive Women Union, Beirut

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.
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Iran's Nuclear Ambitions in Perspective

January 08, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Middle East Program
Shahram Chubin, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center andNon-resident Senior Associate, Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program
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Human Resources for Maternal Health: Midwives, TBAs, and Task-Shifting

January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.
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A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad

January 05, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Robert Wistrich, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Jeffrey Herf, University of Maryland, College Park
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Democratization as a Source of Tension Between the United States and Egypt

December 14, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Heba Elkoudsy, Visiting Arab Journalist, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Future of U.S.-Egypt Relations: A View From the Next Generation

December 09, 2009 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
Amy Hawthorne, Executive Director, Hollings Center for International Dialogue; Ashraf Swelam, Acting Director General, Egypt's International Economic Forum; Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations, Americans for Peace Now; Norann Zaghloul, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Former Vice President, Egyptian American Cultural Association
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The U.S.-Israeli Relationship: Where Is It Going?

December 08, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Middle East Program
Daniel C. Kurtzer, S. Daniel Abraham Chair, Middle East Policy Studies, Princeton University and Former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Israel; Samuel W. Lewis, Senior Policy Advisor, Israeli Policy Forum and Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former U.S.-Middle East Negotiator

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