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WASHINGTON – The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center today launched a new website for its Emerging Leaders of Pakistan program at www.elpak.org, which seeks to support and empower the next generation of Pakistan’s civil society leaders to contribute positively to the growth and development of their country. The new site will allow individuals from Pakistan and around the world to learn more about the Emerging Leaders of Pakistan fellowship and civil society issues shaping the youth of Pakistan today, while providing a forum for engagement.

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As Yemen prepares for the start of its National Dialogue conference, the Rafik Hariri Center and the US Institute of Peace hosted a discussion with former Yemeni Minister of Human Rights Amat Al Alim Alsoswa on January 30 to discuss the role of Yemeni women as the country continues its transition process.

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The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a roundtable today with two senior representatives of the Government of the Republic of Sudan: Sayed El Khatib, lead negotiator of the Government of Sudan on general issues, advisor to the president on US Relations, and director of the Center for Strategic Studies in Khartoum, and Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed, advisor to the president on Abyei.

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Amid public discontent, concerns about Syria spillover, and an influx of refugees, Jordan faces parliamentary elections on January 23 that are unlikely to ameliorate the growing political and economic frustration among its citizens, according to a new issue brief released by Danya Greenfield, deputy director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. To mark the release of this new policy brief, “Jordan's Electoral Environment and Prospects for Change” the Hariri Center held an event on Thursday, January 17 that featured commentary from Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief for Al Arabiya, Mohammed Hussainy, director of the Integrity Center based in Jordan, and was moderated by Michele Dunne, director of the Hariri Center.

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The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will hold a discussion on “Channeling Progress through Pakistan’s Youth,” with its Emerging Leaders of Pakistan (ELP) 2012 Fellows.

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WASHINGTON – The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center recently held a meeting for its India-Pakistan water project in Lahore, Pakistan. The meeting convened key experts, policymakers, and other stakeholders from both sides.

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WASHINGTON - The Atlantic Council is pleased to name renowned energy expert Adnan Vatansever as a nonresident senior fellow to support the Council’s Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative and its annual Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul. 

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On January 9, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosts a discussion with The Hon. James Dobbins, former US ambassador to the European Union; Ambassador Riaz Mohammad Khan, former Pakistan ambassador to China; and Ambassador Said Jawad, former Afghan ambassador to the United States. Atlantic Council Distinguished Fellow and Board Director Franklin D. Kramer will moderate the discussion.

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama today nominated Atlantic Council Chairman Senator Chuck Hagel to be the 24th US Secretary of Defense. Under Senator Hagel’s leadership since 2009, the Atlantic Council has grown significantly in its scope, size, and influence, adding new practice areas and regional centers that have expanded its global reach.

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