Yemen's Ongoing National Dialogue: Moving Forward

Contact: 
Caroline Scullin, cscullin@cipe.org, 202-721-9200

PRESENTED BY The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)

WHO:             Amat Al Alim Alsoswa, Former Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) & Former Minister of Human Rights for Yemen

Stephen McInerney, Executive Director, POMED

Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Regional Director, Africa and the Middle East, CIPE

WHAT:            Yemen stands at a crossroads; the ongoing national dialogue is crucial for the future of the country. Either Yemenis unite to create a road map to set their country on the path to democracy or risk sending it into chaos. CIPE is hosting an event with Amat Al Alim Alsoswa, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, United Nations Development Programme, to explore the current transition in Yemen and prospects for the ongoing National Dialogue. Lunch WILL BE provided.

WHEN:           January 25, 2013, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

WHERE:        Center for International Private Enterprise
1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 700

ABOUT CIPE:

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include anti-corruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth. www.cipe.org 

ABOUT POMED:

The Project on Middle East Democracy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the U.S. can best support that process. Through dialogue, research, and advocacy, we work to strengthen the constituency for U.S. policies that peacefully support democratic reform in the Middle East. www.pomed.org

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