Sulaymaniyah Seminar – The challenges of ending the conflict: Defending freedom from terror, protecting refugees, and promoting democracy

What started in Syria as an uprising against the regime of Bashar Al Assad, has now become a full-fledged war involving a myriad of actors and providing fertile ground for the rise of the Islamic State (IS). Conflicts erupted in Iraq, Yemen, Libya and the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
Event Date   11. – 12.12.2016

The causes and consequences of the current refugee crisis affect us all. We need to work together to come up with structural, humane and progressive solutions addressing the current situation. Considering in the perspective that the current the campaign to oust ISIS from Mosul could trigger an exodus of up to a million civilians into Iraqi Kurdistan, we want to deepen the reflection within with our broader family in Sulaymaniyah through an international conference, Iraqi Kurdistan, hosted by PUK.

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