The Political Implications of the 2021 Elections for Palestinian National Aspirations
May 05, 2021
Organized by Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies, this webinar will focus attention on the implications of the 2021 Palestinian elections. Speakers will discuss the impact of the elections on Palestinian rights and aspirations, the dynamics of current intra-Palestinian political divisions and paralysis, the path to national reconciliation, internal Palestinian views of the potential outcome, international perspectives and expectations, and ramifications for the prospects of a negotiated peace agreement and a Palestinian state.
The Challenges of Holding Palestinian Elections under Occupation
April 27, 2021
This webinar is the first in a two-part series assessing the implications of the Palestinian elections of 2021. Speakers will cover issues related to the logistics of the elections and the challenges of holding them under occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, the competing parties and their political platforms, the representativeness of the elections within the Palestinian geopolitical context, Palestinian public opinion of the elections, and the likelihood of the elections taking place considering the political concerns of the rival factions as well as of Israel.
The Way Forward in Syria: The Political Process, Transitional Justice, and US Policy
April 20, 2021
Join us to discuss the future of Syria, diplomatic prospects to end the conflict, and US policy under the Biden Administration.
Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Political Crisis and Impact on the Palestinians
March 24, 2021
Join us to discuss Israel's political crisis and its impact on the Palestinians.
Ten Years after the Arab Spring: Assessing the State of Human Rights and Democratization in the Arab World
March 11, 2021
Join us to discuss the the state of human rights and democratization in the Arab world a decade after the Arab Spring.
Yemen Policy under Biden: Opportunities and Challenges
February 18, 2021
Join us to discuss how the United States' Yemen policy might change under the Biden Administration.
The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics
February 02, 2021
On February 2, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics.” Speakers were Rami Khouri, Director of Global Engagement at the American University of Beirut (AUB); Alia Moubayed, an economist specializing in the Middle East/North Africa region; and Mona Harb, Professor of Urban Studies and Politics at AUB and ACW nonresident fellow. ACW’s Director of Research and Analysis, Imad K. Harb, served as moderator.