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Syrien #1 – Dansk engagement i Syrien med Nagieb Khaja & Lisa Henry

22/09/2016 @ 08:00 - 17:00

Thursday the 20th of October 19.00-20.30, Møderiet, Fælledvej 12

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RIKO proudly presents “The Danish Involvement in Syria by Nagieb Khaja & Lisa Henry”. This is the second seminar in a series of three seminars focusing on the different perspectives and layers in the Syrian conflict and how different actors can make an impact in the conflict.

At this seminar we will present the conflict from the point of view of: Danish journalist Nagieb Khaja and Humanitarian Director of DanChurchAid Lisa Henry.

Nagieb Khaja will provide unique insights into the Syrian conflict, as he is one of the few international journalist who has actually worked in Syria during the conflict. In Aleppo Nagieb Khaja has followed the group ‘White Helmets’ an organization that consist of Syrian volunteers comitted to rescue the victims of air strikes and fightings.
As a correspondent Nagieb Khaja has covered the conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria and Gaza. On this day he will talk about his experiences and challenges as a journalist in Syria and his understanding of the current situaiton in the country.

Lisa Henry will present a humanitarian aid worker’s perspective on the Syrian conflict, drawing on her 20 years of experience in the field. Lisa has worked in Syria and is responsible for DanChurchAid’s teams working in Syria.
Lisa Henry will talk about her experience with relief work in a violent conflict like Syria. Which challengesd does DanChurchAid face, which partners do the NGO work with in the conflict? Can DanChurchAid have their own staff placed in Syria? How can DanChurchAid protect its local co-workers?

After the presentations there will be an opportunity for the audience to raise quetions directed at the speakers.

Interested in knowing more about the conflict in Syria from a new/different perspective?
– SYRIA #2, the 1st November 

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We look forward to seeing you!

Practical information:
The seminar will be held at MØDERIET in Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Fælledvej 12, 2200 Kbh N.

Registration is needed. Sign up for this seminar by paying 75 kr to reg.: 5301 account no.: 0409778. OR mobile pay 23 86 33 63 with the message “Syria 1″. You can also sign up for both # Syria 1 and # Syria 2 by paying 100 kr

When your payment has been recieved, you will be registered for the event. You will however not receive a receipt.

There will be soft drinks and beers for sale during the evening for 10 kr.

For further information contact RIKO at +45 23 86 33 63
RIKO – the Council for International Conflic Resolution is a think tank working with international conflicts and crises through the method of international conflict resolution. Our aim is to contribute to the public debate in Denmark concerning its foreign policy by promoting the approach of conflict resolution to international conflicts and crises which focuses on preventive methods, dialogue, negotiation and non-violent means.
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08:00 - 17:00