On May 10, 2012, the USIP Center of Innovation for Security Sector Governance held its third annual conference. For the second year running, the conference focused on the pressing question of security sector reform in North Africa and the Middle East.
10:45 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Panel of Former U.S. Ambassadors to the Region
- Ambassador Barbara Bodine, Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen (1997-2001)
- Ambassador Rust Deming, Former U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia (2000-2003)
- Ambassador Deborah Jones, Former U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait (2008-2011)
- Ambassador Thomas Riley, Former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco (2003-2009)
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks