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

02 Sep

Brookings: Budgetary Turmoil at the Department of Defense, 2010-2014

Click here to RSVP The austerity measures known as sequestration, a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011, took effect ...

03 Sep

ACUS: Rethinking Defense: Readying the US and UK for Future Military Challenges

Click here to RSVP Rethinking Defense: Readying the US and UK for Future Military Challenges A Discussion with: Penny Mordaunt MP Minister of State ...

04 Sep

CGI: Iran Nuclear Deal: Stability or Threat? with James Fallows

Click here to RSVP Sept. 4, 2015│11:00 am - 12:30 pm Location:The National Press Club - Murrow Room, 529 14th Street NW, ...

09 Sep

Carnegie: How Europe Will Respond to the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Click here to RSVP Europe’s role in and response to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has been a major ...

14 Sep

ACUS: Iran Debates its Regional Role After the Nuclear Deal

Click here to RSVP Iran Debates its Regional Role After the Nuclear Deal A conversation with: Nasser Hadian Professor University of Tehran Bilal Saab Senior Fellow, Middle East ...

17 Sep

Brookings: Anwar al-Awlaki, Yemen, and American Counterterrorism Policy

Click here to RSVP Summary On September 30, 2011, the U.S.-born radical Islamic cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, was killed by an American drone strike ...

Past POMED Events

21 May
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POMED EVENT
The Federal Budget & Appropriations: Democracy & Human Rights in the Middle East

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation of North America.  Date: Thursday, May ...

17 Mar
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POMED EVENT
Under Threat: Egypt’s Systematic Campaign against NGOs

This event is sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED). Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm Location: The Conference ...

12 Mar
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POMED EVENT
Between the Millstones: The Status of Iraq’s Minorities Since the Fall of Mosul

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), the Institute for International Law and Human Rights, ...

04 Feb
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POMED EVENT
U.S. and European Democracy Assistance to the Maghreb

This event is co-sponsored by POMED and the Heinrich Boell Stiftung (HBS). Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Stanhope ...

14 Nov 2014
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POMED EVENT
Criminalization of Dissent in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, Americans for ...

06 Nov 2014
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POMED EVENT
The Egyptian Press in Peril: A Screening and Discussion of “Under Threat”

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Thursday, November ...

31 Oct 2014
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POMED EVENT
Public Opinion in the Arab World: What do the latest surveys tell us?

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy, U.S. Institute for Peace (USIP), the Arab Barometer, the ...

17 Oct 2014
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POMED EVENT
Previewing Tunisia’s Elections

Co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy and the Congressional Tunisia Caucus Friday, October 17, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 ...

16 Sep 2014
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POMED EVENT
U.S. Counterterrorism Assistance: Challenges & Opportunities from Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa

The Project on Middle East Democracy, the Center for International Policy, and Security Assistance Monitor present: U.S. Counterterrorism Assistance: Challenges & Opportunities ...

10 Jun 2014
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POMED EVENT
The Federal Budget & Appropriations: Democracy & Human Rights in the Middle East

This event is co-sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy and the Heinrich Böll Foundation of North America. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:00 ...

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