The Third Annual Sulaimani Forum
Fertile Crescent in Turmoil: Challenges and Opportunities
March 11, 2015: The first panel discussion of the 2015 Sulaimani Forum, "New Realities in Iraq", convened senior politicians and advisers to discuss the new political and social dynamics of Iraq in light of the recent events in Iraq and the wider region. The panel was moderated by the director of the Institute of Regional and International Studies, Christine van den Toorn.
The guest speakers included:
Salim Al-Jabouri - Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament
Yousif Mohammed Sadiq - Speaker of the Kurdistan Regional Government Parliament
Hussein Al-Shahrastani - Minister of Higher Education of the Republic of Iraq
Hiwa Osman - CEO of Mediawan and Former Media Advisor to President Jalal Talabani
Zaid Al-Ali - Senior Adviser, International IDEA
Hayder Al-Khoei - Associate Fellow, Chatham House
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