The War in Yemen and the Southern Issue

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location
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Contact person: 
Anna Bogic
Email: 
abogic@uottawa.ca
Phone: 
613-562-5800
Extension: 
2664
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No
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Free of charge
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Presented by CIPS and the National Security Policy Network

The crisis in Yemen started as a civil war, but has since evolved into a regional conflict and a humanitarian catastrophe. This event will focus on one of the war’s often neglected sides: the situation in the south, where tension with the north has reached high levels.

Panelists:

Rasha Jarhum, Co-founder and Director, Peace Track Initiative

Abdul Kareem Saeed, Director of Foreign Relations, Office of Foreign Relations of Southern Transitional Council in Canada

Fatima Abo Alasrar, Non-resident scholar, Middle East Institute

Kamal Al-Solaylee, Professor of Journalism, Ryerson University

Moderated by Thomas Juneau, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa