On May 20, 2009 POMED hosted a discussion of its new report, written by Gregory Aftandilian and titled “Looking Forward: An Integrated Strategy for Democracy and Human Rights in Egypt.” Aftandilian has worked as a foreign policy advisor for congressmen, the State Department, and the Defense Department. The discussants were Neil Hicks, International Policy Advisor to Human Rights First, Tom Malinowski, Washington Advocacy Director for Human Rights Watch, and Ambassador Edward S. Walker, Jr., former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and former Ambassador to Egypt. Stephen McInerney, Director of Advocacy at POMED, moderated.

To read POMED’s notes from the event, click here.