The Kurdish question in Syria: between Assad and thePKK
Wednesday, June 27 2018, 16:00-18:30 European Parliament, Room ASP A1E-1
Hosted by Bodil Valero MEP (Greens/EFA) – Patricia Lalonde MEP (ALDE)I
With the presence of H.E. Ambassador Marc Otte, former EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process
Supported by Belgian MP Georges Dallemagne Organised by the Information Center of Syrian Kurds in Europe
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing you to invite you to the upcoming conference “The Kurdish question in Syria: between Assad and the PKK” at the European Parliament (ASP A1E-1) in Brussels on 27 June 2018 from 16:00-18:30.
The aim of the conference is to explain how the Kurdish people in the Rojava region, which are threatened by the PKK on one side and by the regime of Bashar al-Assad on the other side, are drawn into the dynamics of the Syrian conflicts. Other vectors of analysis are the human rights issues in the area, the role of the European Union in the wider region, and the threat posed to Syrian Kurds by Da’esh.
The event will is hosted by Bodil Valero MEP (Greens/EFA) and Patricia Lalonde MEP (ALDE).
The distinguished speakers include:
H.E. Ambassador Marc Otte, former EU special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process
Mr. Georges Dallemagne, Member of the Belgian Federal Parliament
Mr. Jan Dost, Syrian Kurdish poet, writer and translator
Ms. Francesca Fabbri, Junior Policy Analyst in the “Europe in the World”
Programme, European Policy Center
For accreditation and registration, please confirm your participation by June 19 (12:00 CET) to Ms. Ilaria Capitanio at firstname.lastname@example.org with full name, interest or position, nationality, ID Type and Number.
On the day of the conference, we will welcome you in front of the Accreditation Centre of the Altiero Spinelli building at 15:45 to provide you with visitor badges.
Looking forward to welcoming you to the discussion, Kawa Rashid
Chairman, Information Centre for Syrian Kurds in the EU ***