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(Update: Thanks for participating in this event. The webcast and chat is now archived online.)

In the past three months, people across the Middle East and North Africa have taken to the streets to demand – and in some cases obtain – change.

Growing aspirations of youth in the region regarding jobs and political rights very quickly raised the bar for what governments need to do.