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Registration Deadline Approaching For The 2nd Yemen Exchange Politics Conference October 11-15, Hosted In Beirut, Lebanon

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Partial List Only of Speakers:
Dr. Abu Bakr Al-Qirbi
Dr. Al-Qirbi was Yemen’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2001 to 2014. He was also a member of the GPC negotiation team in the last two rounds of UN-led peace talks. In his talk, Dr. Al-Qirbi will present the GPC perspective on the conflict and prospects for peace.
Ali Ashal
Mr. Ashal is a member of the Islah parliamentary bloc. He attended the National Dialogue Conference and was a member of the southern sub-committee at the NDC. In his presentation, Mr. Ashal will present the Islah perspective on current developments in the conflict and possibilities for a peace.
Muhammed Shihab
Mr. Shihab is a prominent member of the Yemeni private sector. He maintains business relationships with numerous multinational companies, and a warehousing, distribution and logistics network across Yemen serving thousands of wholesalers and retailers. His presentation will focus on the role of the business community in the current conflict
Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sakkaf
Mr. Al-Sakkaf is General Secretary and one of the most senior leaders of the Yemeni Socialist Party. In his talk, he will discuss the Socialist Party’s perspective on the war and its vision for the future of South Yemen.
Nabil A. Monassar
Mr. Monassar is the Vice Chairman of the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic cities of Yemen. His presentation will focus the destruction of Yemen’s historical heritage.
Abdul-Ghani Al-Iryani
Mr. Al-Iryani is a political and development consultant who is currently working with the UN Special Envoy for Yemen. His presentation will focus on the origins and development of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the rise of armed militias.
Jamila Ali Raja
Ms. Ali Raja is a career civil servant and policy advisor who has held senior posts in the Yemeni diplomatic corps and various government ministries over the last three decades. In recent years the focus of her work has been Yemen’s transitional period. Her presentation will discuss the deadlock in negotiations between the various parties in Yemen.
Ammar Al-Aulaqi
Mr. Al-Aulaqi is the Yemeni government’s Deputy Ministry of Water. He has an educational background in Engineering, environmental management and Executive Management. His presentation will examine the water crisis in Yemen.
Abdularhman Al-Ghaberi
Mr. Al-Ghaberi is one of Yemen’s most celebrated and well-know photographers. In his presentation he will discuss his experience in documenting Yemen over the past half-century.
Farea Al-Muslimi
Mr. Al-Muslimi is chairman and co-founder of Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies, as well as a member of the UN Secretary General’s advisory group of experts for the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. He will be the facilitator of the Yemen Exchange.
Adam Baron
Mr. Baron is a co-founder of the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies, as well as a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His presentation will cover the international policy toward Yemen since 2011.
Maged Al-Madhaji
Mr. Al-Madhaji is executive director and co-founder of the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies, a regular commentator on Yemeni affairs for Arabic media, and a former appointee to the Preparatory Committee for Yemen’s National Dialogue Conference. His presentation will offer an overview of Yemen’s current political dynamics.
Maysaa Shuja al-Deen
Ms. Shuja al-Deen is a non resident fellow to Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. Her research and analyses are regularly featured in Arabic media outlets. Her master’s degree from the American University in Cairo focused on the radicalization of Zaydism, and her presentation will discuss the rise of the Houthis in Yemen.
Mansour Rageh
Mr. Rageh is chief economist at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and has held various managerial and policy positions at the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY) since 2003. His presentation will offer an overview of Yemen’s current economic status.
Muhammed Azzan
Mr. Azzan is a co-founder of the Believing Youth, the precursor organization of the Houthi movement. (Mr. Azzan has since left the organization.) His presentation will cover the domestic aspects of the Houthi’s rise in Yemen.
Ali Al-Mamri
Mr. al-Mamri is the governor of Taiz and a member of the Yemeni Parliament. His presentation will discuss the dynamics of the conflict in Taiz.
Abdulkareem Al-Makdishi
Mr. Al-Makdishi is a prominent tribal figure who has played a key role in mediating and facilitating local ceasefires, prisoner swaps, and other negotiations between Yemeni tribes, and between tribes and foreign stakeholders. His presentation will cover the potential for tribes to facilitate a peace process in Yemen.
Saleh Bin Fareed Al-Aulaqi
Mr. Al-Aulaqi is one of Shabwa Governorate’s most powerful tribal leaders. He is currently a member of the Transitional Political Council for the South. His presentation will be an overview of the status and outlook of the Transitional Political Council for the South.
Dr. Abdulkader BaYazid
Dr. BaYazid is a prominent Hadhrami figure and Secretary General of Hadramout Inclusive Conference. His presentation will discuss the situation in Hadramawt Governorate.
Hussein Al-Awadhi
Mr. Al-Awadhi is a the former governor of Al-Jawf and a prominent sheikh. His presentation will cover the rise of the so-called “Eastern Bloc” in Yemen, which include the governorates of Al-Jawf, Mareb and Shabwah.
Muhammed Al-Asadi
Mr. Al-Asadi is the spokesperson of UNICEF in Yemen. His presentation will cover the challenges of aid delivery during the conflict.
Ghaidaa Al-Rashidy
Ms. Al-Rashidy is a prominent southern activist. Her presentation will focus on the status of youth movements in Yemen’s southern governorates.
Naser Shuraif
Mr. Shuraif is the government of Yemen’s Deputy Minister of Transportation. His presentation will discuss the current status of Yemen’s land borders, sea and air ports, and the movements of goods and individuals into, out of, and within Yemen.

Written by nickbiddlenoe

September 20, 2017 at 3:31 pm

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