The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is hosting a Congressional Briefing to discuss the Transition to Meaningful Democracy in Egypt. The briefing will be held on……
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 (11:00 AM to 12:15 PM), Room 2203, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC. Doors will open at 10:30 AM, and the program will start promptly at 11:00 AM.
The briefing will highlight what lies ahead for Egypt as the country moves towards establishing a democratic political system. Panelists will discuss the key factors affecting a successful transition – including constitutional reforms, individual freedoms, electoral reforms, freedom of the press, and the role of the youth in this pivotal time in Egypt’s history.
Scheduled speakers include:
- Professor Adel Iskandar – Media and Communications Lecturer, Georgetown University
- Tamer N. Mahmoud – Associate, White & Case, LLP
- Professor Sahar Aziz – Legal Fellow for the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law Center
- Khaled Beydoun – Founding Member, Democracy in the Arab World Now (DAWN)
- Abed Ayoub – Legal Director, ADC, Moderator.
This briefing is open to the public and Congressional staffers alike. To RSVP, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the briefing please contact Abed Ayoub at email@example.com, or at 202-244-2990.