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Sulaimani Forum, Panel 1: New Realities in Iraq

The Third Annual Sulaimani Forum
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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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