Tunisia: The Way Forward, February 2014
On February 19, 2014, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and The Maghreb Centerhosted a conference on “Tunisia: The Way Forward.” The program assessed the latest developments in Tunisia and discussed its economic challenges as it moves down the path of democratization and political stability. The program also analyzed U.S.-Tunisia relations, particularly in the areas of trade and economic development. The keynote speaker was His Excellency M’Hamed Ezzine Chelaifa, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to the United States. Also featured were Mr. Andrew Haviland, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs’ International Finance and Development Unit at the U.S. Department of State, and Dr. Caroline Freund, Senior Fellow at The Peterson Institute for International Economics and former Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. Founding President of The Maghreb Center, Dr. Néjib Ayachi, served as moderator and Founding President and CEO of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Dr. John Duke Anthony, delivered opening remarks. Learn more at: ncusar.org/blog/2014/02/tunisia-the-way-forward/
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