The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Yemen Working Group and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) hosted a video-conference with leaders of the Yemeni opposition.
Read the event analysis, The Future of Yemen
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Yemen Working Group and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) hosted a video-conference with leaders of the Yemeni opposition. This event provided a rare, on-the-record opportunity to hear directly from key opposition figures and engage in a dialogue on the current situation in Yemen.
- Tara Sonenshine
Executive Vice President
U.S. Institute of Peace
- Les Campbell
Senior Associate and Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Panelists from Yemen
- Tawakkol Karman
Head of Women Journalists Without Chains (Yemen NGO) and a leading figure of the anti-government protest movement.
- Shadi Khosruf
Spokesperson for the committee tasked with drafting the "Youth Revolution Document," which outlines the objectives of the youth within the anti-government protest movement.
- Sheikh Mohammed Abu Lahoum
Former senior member of the ruling General People's Congress and founding member of a new political party comprised of former GPC moderates.
- Yassin Noman
Secretary General of the Yemeni Socialist Party and current Chair of the Supreme Council of the Joint Meeting Parties coalition.
- Mohammed Qatttan
Shura Council member of the Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah) and current Spokesperson for the Joint Meeting Parties.