Events

POMED hosts periodic events in various venues around Washington, DC, covering a wide range of topics related to U.S. support for democracy in the Middle East. For questions about POMED events, please contact Alex Russell at alex.russell@pomed.org. In addition, as a service to the public, POMED advertises other organizations' related upcoming events on this page. Please note that POMED is not responsible for the content of other organizations' events and cannot answer questions related to these events.

Upcoming Events

23 Apr

ACMCU: Vying for Allah’s Vote: Rising Political Islam, Causes and Consequences

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown University Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:30 pm ICC 270, ...

23 Apr

Brookings: Understanding Tahrir Square and Prospects for Arab Democracy

This event is sponsored by the Brookings Institution April 23, 2014 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Brookings Institution Falk Auditorium 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW The Arab ...

23 Apr

Hill Conference on U.S. Security Commitments to the Gulf Arab States

The Middle East Policy Council is hosting the 76th Capitol Hill Conference.  Panelists will address U.S. security commitments to the Gulf ...

23 Apr

ADHRB: From DC to the HRC: The Need for US Leadership on Bahrain

Wednesday 23 April, 10:00 – 11:30am Open Society Foundation 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 7th Floor Washington, DC 20006 The event will discuss ADHRB’s recent Follow-Up ...

24 Apr

MEI: Stolen Heritage: Cultural Racketeering in Egypt

This event is sponsored by the Middle East Institute Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm The Middle East Institute 1761 N ...

24 Apr

Georgetown: The State of Democracy and Democracy Studies

April 24, 2014 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Georgetown University 3700 O St NW Fischer Colloquium (Hariri Building) Washington, D.C. 20057 Georgetown University's Center for Democracy and ...

01 May

Freedom House: Freedom of the Press 2014

May 1, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Newseum Knight Conference Center, 3rd Floor 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001 The event will feature an ...

19 May

Freedom House: The International Human Rights System: A Missed Opportunity?

Monday, May 19, 2014 9:00am – 5:30pm A Freedom House and Freedom Rights Project Conference Hotel Monaco 700 F Street NW Washington, DC For the eighth consecutive year, ...

Past POMED Events

26 Feb
Credit: New York Times

Tunisia’s Transition: Successes, Obstacles, and the Role of the International Community

This event is cosponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Emerging Democracies Institute (EDI). Tunisia has recently ...

12 Feb
Bahrain-Flags

Can Bahrain’s New Talks Spur Reform?

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB): Wednesday, February ...

10 Feb
Tunisia-flags

Tunisia’s Landmark Constitution: What You Need to Know about the Text, Context, and What’s Next

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), the American Tunisian Association, the Middle East Institute, and the SAIS ...

02 Oct 2013
Mideast Israel Palestine

Unheard Voices: Civil Society Perspectives on Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and OneVoice Wednesday, October 2, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am Carnegie Endowment for ...

26 Sep 2013

The Federal Budget and Appropriations for FY 2014: Democracy, Governance, and Human Rights in the Middle East

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:00 - 3:30 pm  Rayburn House ...

18 Sep 2013
Millions March in Egypt Protests. (Credit: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). CAIRO, Egypt

The Future of U.S. Aid to Egypt

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East ...

10 Sep 2013
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Beyond Benghazi: Libya’s Transition and the Future of U.S.-Libya Relations

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), Freedom House, and the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. Tuesday, ...

27 Jun 2013
AP

The Arab Silent Majority: Challenging Assumptions about Regional Transitions

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) Thursday, June 27, 2013 2:00 – 3:30 pm 1777 F Street NW Since the 2011 ...

14 Jun 2013
Photo Credit: al-Khawaja family

Dynamic Gulf: Forces of Change in a Strategic Region

Presented by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)  Friday, June 14, 2013 8:00 am - 2:45 ...

24 May 2013
Iran's Election

Iran’s Presidential Election and U.S. Policy

Presented by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) Friday, May 24, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Choate ...

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