7 November 2018, 17:30-19:00
Register start 15 October 2018
Register end 6 November 2018
In the context of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), this event will address forced displacement and demographic engineering in Syria.
On this occasion, a high-level panel composed of international experts, as well as Syrian civil society actors, will discuss two major issues:
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The event will be followed by a drinks reception.
The summary of the discussion and the main issues addressed are available in this conference report.
In the context of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI). On this occasion, a high-level panel composed of international experts, as well as Syrian civil society actors, discussed the systematic patterns of forced displacement and legislative and policy frameworks demonstrating demographic engineering in Syria as well as the pitfalls and challenges in any upcoming reconstruction and return plan.
Tram 15, tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Sécheron
Villa Moynier is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to participate fully, please email info[at]geneva-academy.ch
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