The Syrian Crisis after Geneva and Astana summits – What are the possibilities to a solution

Posted on: Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:26
The Syrian Crisis after Geneva and Astana summits – What are the possibilities to a solution [Al Jazeera]


The seminar will discuss the future of the Syrian crisis following the Geneva and Astana peace talks.  It will look at the differences and engagements which occurred between these two platforms.  It will also interrogate the interests of regional and international players in the talks, how did self-interests of all parties involved in the conflict dictate the trajectory of the peace talks. 


Furthermore the seminar will interrogate the role of the new US administration in the conflict.  What will be the implications of Trump’s proposals to implement safe no fly zones in Syria?  Finally the seminar will try to unpack the reasons behind the Arab countries absence Astana, how would that affect the future peace process in Syria?


Nizar al-Haraki, the Syrian Ambassador in Doha


Tyseer Allouny, Expert on Syrian Affairs


Burhan Gour Oglo, Turkish Academic and Researcher.


Yevgeni Sidrouv, Russian Political Analyst

The seminar will be held on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, at 7:00PM at Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Centre Auditorium near TV Roundabout.

Simultaneous interpretation will be available in Arabic and English.

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