After Elections: Next Steps in Yemen's Transition

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6 Mar 2012

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Yemen's February 21 presidential election resulted in the end of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule. While some questioned the purpose of a one-candidate election, many others hailed it as a crucial first step in Yemen's transitional process. As the country moves forward, a panel of experts discusses the next steps in Yemen’s political transition.

Speakers: Elobaid Ahmed Elobaid, Head of the U.N. Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre for South West Asia and the Arab Region
Grant Kippen, IFES Country Director for Yemen
Ibrahim Sharqieh, Deputy Director of the Brookings Doha Center

Moderated by Michael Svetlik, IFES Vice President of Programs.

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