CMEP Webinar: Prospects for Peace in the end of Pres. Obama’s term
Please join Churches for Middle East Peace for a web discussion on the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace in President Obama’s remaining months in office and the opportunities and challenges moving forward in the next administration.
The panel will be moderated by CMEP Executive Director Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon and include Lara Friedman (Americans for Peace Now), Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Dr. James Zogby (Arab American Institute).
Prospects for Peace: Obama’s Last Stand and Opportunities in the New Administration
November 23, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm EST
To participate in this discussion, you must sign up here. You will then receive a link in your email prior to the event.
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon is the Executive Director of Churches for Middle East Peace. She formerly served as the senior director of Advocacy and Outreach for World Vision U.S. on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC and as a consultant to the Middle East for child advocacy issues for Compassion International in Jerusalem. Her work has been highlighted in CNN, Chicago Tribune, Christianity Today, Leadership Magazine, Huffington Post and other international media outlets.
Lara Friedman is the Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now. As a leading authority on US foreign policy in the Middle East, Israeli settlements policy, and Jerusalem, she frequently meets and briefs Members of Congress, US Administration officials, foreign diplomats, and other members of the foreign policy community. She recently addressed the UN Security Council.
Matthew Duss is the President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Previously he was a senior policy analyst at the Center for American Progress, where his work focused on the Middle East and U.S. national security, and director of the Center’s Middle East Progress program. He travels frequently to the Middle East, meeting with government officials, analysts, journalists and civil society activists.
Dr. James Zogby is the President and co-founder of the Arab American Institute.He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee and was appointed by President Obama to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom in 2013. In addition to writing a weekly column published in 12 countries, Zogby is the creator and host of the award-winning call-in political television show “Viewpoint,” and is frequently featured on national and international media as an expert on Middle East affairs.