Yemen: The Way Forward
Atiaf Alwazir, blogger and activist
Husam Al Sharjabi, co-founder and spokesman, Civic Coalition of Revolutionary Youth (CCRY)
Maysaa Shuja al Deen, freelance journalist; and co-founder, Ashreenat.com
Rafat Al Akhali, Executive Director, Resonate! Yemen
Sarah Ahmed, founder, SupportYemen.org
The group will discuss the challenges faced by Yemen's transitional government, expected political developments, and the prospects for Yemen’s future. They will assess opportunities provided by the GCC initiative, including for national dialogue and security sector reform, and the importance of managing expectations around what can be achieved during the the transitional period. The group will also address the role of the revolutionaries and the potential for the integration of women and youth into Yemen's new political landscape.
This event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.