International Conference: "The Global Abyss in the Middle East: What can we do to save the people of the region?"
"The Global Abyss in the Middle East:
What can we do to save the people of the region?"
What happened in the fierce battlefield, Aleppo?
Date: February 17 (Friday), 2017 13:00-17:00
Venue: Chapel in Divinity Hall, Shingakukan, IMADEGAWA Campus, Doshisha University
Language: Speech and discussion in English
13:00-14:00 Keynote Speech
Mr. Mustafa Talha Keskin (IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, Turkey)
14:00-17:00 Doshisha Round - Open Discussion
Prof. Masanori Naito (Graduate Schools of Global Studies)
Dr. Iyas Salim (Graduate Schools of Global Studies)
The conference is going to focus on the latest events in Aleppo, Syria, as well as the subsequent repercussions at regional and global levels.
The main guest speaker is Mr. Talha Keskin, a senior representative of the well-known Turkish NGO, IHH (the Foundation for Freedom, Human Rights and Humanitarian Relief). IHH has been active in providing vital humanitarian assistance during the evacuation of civilians from eastern Aleppo last December, 2016.
Mr. Talha Keskin is going to talk about most recent developments such as IHH’s humanitarian role during the evacuation from Aleppo, the ongoing/present humanitarian situation in Aleppo and the resultant exodus of refugees within Syrian and next-door Turkey.
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