On September 26, 2013, Pathways to Progress hosted a roundtable discussion on the prospects for regional economic integration in the Maghreb. It focused on the conference report of the Tunis Conference on Regional Economic Integration held in June, 2013. Click here to watch the video of the event.
On November 26, 2012, Pathways to Progress sponsored a panel discussion, “Prospects for Greater Economic Integration in the Maghreb” with Ghazi Ben Ahmed, General Secretary-General, the Club de Tunis. He emphasized the need for regional economic integration to ensure the Maghreb’s stability and future growth. Click here for a summary of the discussion from the event.
On October 3, 2012, Pathways to Progress sponsored a panel discussion, “Aiding the Arab Transitions: US Economic Engagement with Egypt,” featuring Caroline Atkinson, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for International Economics at the National Security Council; Ambassador William Taylor, Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions, US Department of State; and James Harmon, Chairman of the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund and Chairman and CEO of Caravel Management, LLC. Click here for a summary of the discussion from the event.
On October 1, 2012, Pathways to Progress sponsored a roundtable discussion on the “Religious Dimensions of the Arab Springs” with Dr. Aref Ali Nayed, Founder and Director of Kalam Research & Media. He underscored the diversity and complexity of the various Arab uprisings and expanded on the uprisings’ religious dimensions. Click here for a summary of the discussion from the event.
On September 27, 2012, Pathways to Progress sponsored a roundtable discussion on “Tunisia’s Current Political Trends And The Future Of US-Tunisian Relations” with Sheikh Abdelfattah Mourou, Vice President of the Tunisia’s ruling Nahdah party. Mourou focused on the current political trends in Tunisia and the future of US-Tunisian relations. Click here for a summary of the discussion from the event.
On April 20, 2012 Pathways to Progress sponsored a roundtable discussion on the “Economic Consequences of the Arab Spring” with Francis Ghiles, Senior Research Fellow at the Barcelona Center for International Affairs. Mr. Ghiles focused his remarks on the Tunisian revolution, describing the 2010 uprising as a “revolt for dignity.” Click here for a summary of the discussion from the event.
On April 9, 2012, the Stimson Center co-sponsored a panel dicussion with the George C. Marshall Foundation and the Safadi Foundation USA, “Arab Countries in Transition; an Update on International Support One Year after the Deauville Partnership,” featuring Mona Yacoubian, Masood Ahmed, Inger Anderson, and Dr. Peter Howard. Click here for a summary of the discussion and video from the event.
On March 14, 2012, the Stimson Center and the US-Qatar Business Council hosted Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum and author of the “Arab Stabilization Plan.” Click here for more information.
The Stimson Center hosted a panel discussion on January 23, 2012, exploring the economic aspects of the Arab Spring uprisings, with a keynote address delivered by Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats. Click here to watch.