Brian Stewart in conversation with Journalist Sally Armstrong & former Afghan Consul General Habib Qaderi
What is Afghanistan’s Future After 2014?
Brian Stewart, award-winning journalist, former Senior Correspondent with the CBC
Sally Armstrong has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world, and three-time Amnesty International Media Award. Her recent work, The Ascent of Women, will be available at the event.
Habib Qaderi, former Afghan Consul General and former Minister of Anti-Corruption in Afghanistan.
Three distinguished experts use their first-hand experience to speculate on Afghanistan after NATO’s departure in 2014 – what challenges await the nation, its society and government, and how might they approach the future? Join in an interactive discussion led by Brian Stewart.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Registration: 6:00 pm/Event Start: 6:30 pm
Networking Reception to follow
(H’ors d’oeuvres and Wine will be served)
Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookefield Place,
Suite 1800, 181 Bay Street
CIC Members: $15 Non-members: $25 CIC Student Members: $5
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NOTE: Payment is required for pre-registration regardless of attendance. Non-members MUST pay in advance.
Credit card payment no longer accepted, online registration or cash at the door.
With the kind support of Aird & Berlis
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Date: May 10, 2013 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm / Registration starts 11:45am
Event Description: Dr Mukesh Kapila, former Head of the United Nations in Sudan, will reflect on his experiences in Darfur when he attempted to alert the world to the unfolding genocide and will consider the current crises in Sudan today. He will draw upon his extensive international experience working within the UK government, the UN and Red Cross movement which also took him to Rwanda and Bosnia. Dr Kapila will highlight the importance of individual accountability as well as collective responsibility in the prevention of genocide and other crimes against humanity in Sudan and around the world and will pose lessons to be drawn for future practice. Dr Kapila was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his international service.
Admission: Free for everyone. The cut-off date for registration is May 9. NO WALKS IN.
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