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CANCELED: Egypt After the Roadmap

October 25, 2013 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Ziada focuses on future steps and what Egypt needs to do most in the upcoming years to guarantee inclusion of women and youth, proper representation of all factions, transitional justice, and the role of military vs. state institutions.

Ground Truth Briefing--Iran's Nuclear Program: Is a Deal Possible?

October 18, 2013 // 9:45am10:45am
In this media briefing podcast, three experienced analysts of Iran and the nuclear issues assess the significance of the Geneva meeting and the future course of U.S.-Iranian relations.
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MENA Women in the Reformist Process: A Retrospective

October 18, 2013 // 9:00am1:00pm
Experts will discuss women's role in the reformist process in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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Addressing Violence Against Women in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

October 15, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Indira Jaising, the renowned women’s rights lawyer, a Wilson Center Global Fellow, and the first woman Additional Solicitor General of India. Introductions by Dr. Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director, The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Women, Business and the Law 2014: Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality

October 03, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
Women, Business and the Law measures how laws, regulations, and institutions differentiate between women and men. It further discusses how the respective laws, regulations, and institutions may affect women’s incentives, capacity to work, or to set up and run a business. It objectively measures legal differences on the basis of gender in 143 economies, covering six areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit, and going to court. This year’s report was published by Bloomsbury Publishing. wbl.worldbank.org
Photo by Mona Youssef
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An Assessment of Rouhani’s Visit to New York: Real Diplomacy or Failed Expectations?

October 02, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Two Iran experts assess Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recent visit to the United Nations General Assembly and its implications for improving relations between the United States and Iran.
Photo by Mona Youssef
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Challenges of Chemical Weapons Disarmament in Syria

September 27, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
The U.S.-Russian agreement on Syria’s chemical weapons calls on the Assad regime to provide an inventory of its weapons stockpile and agree to a timetable for their removal and ultimate destruction. Charles Duelfer, a leading expert on WMD disarmament with extensive experience in Iraq with the UN and the U.S. government, will discuss the practical challenges of implementing this accord.

Iraq: 2014 and Beyond

September 25, 2013 // 9:00am10:00am
This presentation will consider what Iraq’s options are in 2014, and what impact resolution of these issues will have on US policy in the region.
Photo by Mona Youssef

Egypt’s Predicament after Two Revolutions

September 24, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Makram-Ebeid discusses the roadmap for the way ahead and transitional justice in Egypt after having been through two revolutions since 2011.
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Peace and War: The View from Israel

September 23, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Middle East seems permanently in crisis. Join us for a fascinating analysis of Israel's view of the region, its challenges and opportunities—and the U.S.-Israeli relationship from two former Israeli officials deeply involved in matters of negotiations and national security policy, with comments from Doran and Miller.

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