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First Wednesday: What does the result of Egypt's presidential election mean for the country and the

Join us with a panel of experts to examine the challenges Mohammed Mursi faces at home and abroad. We will be asking how accepting Egyptians are of having an Islamist leader and whether he will keep to his promise of being a leader for all Egyptians; women, children, Christians and Muslims alike.


After being sworn in as Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Mursi, will begin to form a government. He has promised to be a leader for all Egyptians, but many challenges lie ahead.
With the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (Scaf) reasserting control over areas of policy there are questions about how much power he will actually be able to wield. On a domestic front he has inherited a divided country in which corruption, poverty, unemployment and security problems are rife.

Although Egypt's foreign policy remains in the control of Scaf its neighbours in the region and further afield in the West will be watching closely at the moves being made by the new Islamist leader.
Join us with a panel of experts to examine the challenges Mohammed Mursi faces at home and abroad. We will be asking how accepting Egyptians are of having an Islamist leader and whether he will keep to his promise of being a leader for all Egyptians; women, children, Christians and Muslims alike.


Speaker(s):

Moderator Paddy O'Connell | talks | www
Professor Tariq Ramadan | talks
Dr Maha Azzam | talks
Omar Ashour | talks

 

Date and Time:

4 July 2012 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place
London
W2 1QJ
+44 (0)20 7479 8950
http://www.frontlineclub.com

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Tickets:

£12.50 Standard, £10 Concession

Available from:

http://www.frontlineclub.com/events/2012/06/third-party-event-the-future-of-newsgathering-and-the-changing-media-landscape.html

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