Fiscal Year 2009 Appropriations and Democracy, Governance, and Human Rights in the Middle East
The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) hosted a panel discussion on President Bush’s fiscal year 2009 budget request and the funding increase in democracy and governance programs across the Middle East. The speakers discussed the budget request’s potential impact on
Amb. Edward Gabriel, President and CEO of The Gabriel Company, LLC, where he advises multinational corporations on international affairs and domestic policy, and former U.S. Ambassador to
Stephen McInerney, Director of Advocacy for the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and author of the April 2008 article “The Bush Administration’s Budget and Democracy in the Arab World” in the Carnegie Endowment’s Arab Reform Bulletin.
Jennifer Windsor, Executive Director of Freedom House and former Deputy Assistant Administrator and Director of the Center for Democracy and Governance (now the Office of Democracy and Governance) at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Moderated by Andrew Albertson, Executive Director, Project on
April 29, 2008, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200
Click here to view the flyer invitation.
Click here to read POMED’s notes.
Click here to read Amb. Edward Gabriel’s remarks.
Click here to view the slides from Jennifer Windsor’s PowerPoint presentation.
Click here to read Stephen McInerney’s remarks.
Click here to view the slides from Stephen McInerney’s PowerPoint presentation.
Click here to view a video recording of the event.