Keynote speakers and schedule
13:30 – Opening
Karl Vanlouwe. Member of the Belgian Senate.
13:45 – The Kurdish question in Syria and the role of Turkey
Khaled Issa. Spokesperson for the Party for a Democratic Union (PYD) in Syria/West Kurdistan.
Dogan Özgüden. Chief editor of “Info-turk”
14:30 – The role of the Media and international actors and their allies
Ludo de Brabander. Middle-east expert for Vrede (Flemish Peace movement).
Rudi Vranckx. Middle-east analyst of the Flemish Public Broadcasting (VRT).
15:45 – Closing remarks
Salih Muslim. Co-President of the Party for a Democratic Union (PYD) in Syria/West Kurdistan.
Bernard Kouchner. French minister for Foreign affairs 2007-2010 and founder of ‘Médecins sans frontières’
When: Friday 22 November 2013, from 13:30 to 17:00 Where: Belgian Senat, 7 Rue de Louvain, 1000 Brusels.
Interpretation will be provided in English, French, Dutch and Kurdish.
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This Conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.
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This conference is a joint initiative of the Kurdish Institute of Brussels, Senator Karl Vanlouwe and the Centre Maurits Coppieters.
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