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November 14, 2018
  • Group of 78 / Nov 14 Event

    November 14, 2018 @ 19:00 pm - 21:00 pm
    Knox Presbyterian Church 227 Elgin St, Ottawa ON K2P 1L6, Canada

    Nov. 14th, G78 Special Speaker Series What Would it Take to Achieve Peace in Yemen?

    When: November 14, 7-9 p.m. Where: Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L7

    · $10 Early Bird Ticket, 5$ Early Bird Student/Unwaged · $15 Regular Ticket, $10 Regular Student/Unwaged

    Cash, Credit Card, and Cheques accepted at the door. Donations also gratefully accepted.

    Outline 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.

    Speakers 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.

     

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