To create context for conversation, this first session will take stock of the current political and security situation in Syria, the media landscape, media use, citizen views on key life issues, and attitudes of youth towards civic engagement.
- Nigel Pedlingham, Program Manager, RNW Media
- Mike Yaffe, Vice President, Middle East and Africa Center, United States Institute of Peace
- Antoun Issa, Senior Editor, Middle East Institute
- Jay Loschky, Analyst, Gallup