Past eventParliamentary Briefing

Lessons from Egypt and Tunisia: Rethinking International Policy towards the Middle East and North Africa

8 February 2011 - 12:00am

Chatham House, London


Dr Claire Spencer, Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Shadi Hamid, Director of Research, Brookings Doha Center



This briefing will assess the dramatic developments in Egypt and Tunisia and consider the implications for UK, US and EU policy. The speakers will analyse the background to events and explore what they are likely to mean for other countries of the region. In the context of the current uncertainty, the briefing will discuss the challenges facing international policy-makers and seek to outline options for effective engagement.

The briefing will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

Please note attendance at this event is for MPs and Peers only.