In this video three business leaders discuss the present political and economic situation in Egypt and the key issues that need to move forward in order to grow the new strong democratic process
Dr. Sauthoff, US ITER Project Director, led a discussion on nuclear fusion & ITER’s current project and construction of a test reactor in Cadarache, France
The discussion regarding energy in the U.S. has managed to coast on choices that were made in the 1970s. The theme of the event circulated around this notion that an energy policy choice must be made if the U.S. is to move forward in the coming decade.
“we are living in the most important days and weeks that will decide Egypt’s future.”
Senator Ebeid discussed the atmosphere in Egypt and the long lines of people waiting to vote. She noted there was “an amazing” turnout of women, who had not faired well under the previous constitution of 2012.
Today we are joined by phone from Cairo with Gladys Haddad. Gladys is a civil society leader in Egypt who has just voted in the Constitutional Referendum this morning. Gladys discusses the mode in Cairo, the referendum process, and what she expects next in Egypt.
At the event, Dr. Makram-Ebeid spoke about the prospects of democracy in Egypt, and what the current struggles mean for democracy in the country. She highlights the need for politics to dispense of radical ideologies and accept a modern, egalitarian stance toward running the country.