Prospects for Peace in Yemen

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The civil war in Yemen has been going on since 2014. The war has led to a severe humanitarian crisis. This seminar takes an overall look at what is going on in Yemen, not only from a political conflict point of view, but also takes an in-depth view at what is happening inside Yemen and the Yemeni society and to what extend when and how peace and reconciliation can be made possible. Speakers: Alia Eshaq, Political Analyst at Pitchn, previously at Berghof Foundation and International Crisis Group, with experience from peace negotiations in Yemen. Laurent Bonnefoy, researcher at the The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and author of the books ‘Yemen and the World’ (2018) and ‘Salafism in Yemen. Transnationalism and Religious Identity’ (2012). Peter Semneby, Sweden's Special Envoy to Yemen, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Rouzbeh Parsi, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)moderated the seminar. The seminar was enabled by the financial support of SIDA through Forum Syd.

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