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What Would it Take to Achieve Peace in Yemen?
November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5 – $15
Early Bird Ticket Sale – Eventbrite Only (sale ends Nov. 13th)
$5.00 – Early Bird, Student/Unwaged Ticket (Sale ends November 13, 2018)
$10.00 – Early Bird, Regular Ticket, (Sale ends November 13, 2018)
$10.00 – Student/unwaged
$15 – Regular Ticket
Available at the door or through Eventbrite
Join us on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 for a stimulating and thought provoking discussion on the current state of the conflict in Yemen, exploring into greater detail the causes of conflict, the actors involved, and the potential outcomes. Following the presentation by our panelists will be a Q&A period where participants can further discuss topics of interest with the panelists.
At this event, a table will be set out with copies of “Two Boys from Aden College” ($15) and “Forbidden Love in the Land of Sheba” ($12), written by panelist Dr.Qais Ghanem, available for purchase.
Dr. Qais Ghanem
From Aden, South Yemen. A graduate in medicine from the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Ghanem immigrated to Canada in 1970, where he then trained in pediatrics at Queen’s U, then in neurology and neurophysiology at Michigan U & Ottawa U. He was the former head of Neuro Lab at NDMC, Sleep Lab at OGH and Monfort H.
Dr. Mustafa Bahran
A professor of physics at Carleton University and the University of Oklahoma, Dr.Bahran served as Minister of Energy in Yemen from 2007-08 and was the founder of the National Atomic Energy Commission, as well as the co-founder of the Yemeni Scientific Research Foundation.
Dr. Najat Sasani
From the town of Ibb, in Yemen. Dr.Sasani traveled with her diplomat father to the USSR and Pakistan. A graduate of the U of Sanaa, Yemen, in medicine, she trained in pediatrics in Halifax, FRCPC. She has been living in Ottawa for nearly 3 years.