In this talk, CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani discusses the themes of her new book, "Arab Dawn: Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring," in which she challenges the negative assumptions surrounding the region, and focuses on the positive changes among Arab youth.

After the keynote, CIGI President Rohinton Medhora joins Momani on stage for a discussion, which includes questions from the audience.
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