The Middle East and the Arab Spring; Where are we now and why?

  • 105 Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia University

With Ambassador Ahmed Fathalla.

Please join the Human Rights Institute, Rightslink, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and the Middle East Institute for a discussion with Ambassador Ahmed Fathalla regarding the current prospects for the Arab Spring and the future of human rights.

A national of Egypt, Ambassador Fathalla is a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and Ambassador of the League of Arab States to the United Nations. He previously served as First Undersecretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, and Assistant Foreign Minister responsible for European Affairs from 2010-2011 and for Asian Affairs from 2009-2010.