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Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kyrgyzstan

Part of the ‘Retreating Rights’ publication series.

01/03/21
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Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kyrgyzstan

Part of the ‘Retreating Rights’ publication series.

01/03/21

Partnerships for the future of UK Foreign Policy

Part of the ‘Finding Britain’s role in a changing world’ publication series.

16/12/20
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Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kyrgyzstan

This virtual event will discuss the findings of an upcoming Foreign Policy Centre publication entitled Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kyrgyzstan. The speed, scope and outcome of the political upheaval following the October 2020 Parliamentary elections may have shocked the watching world, but the flaws and fragility in Kyrgyzstan political system had been clear for some time. This event and new publication will seek to provide ...

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Speakers

Dr. Aijan Sharshenova, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at OSCE Academy

Begaim Usenova, Director of Media Policy Institute

Shirin Aitmatova, Founder of UMUT 2020

Dr Aksana Ismailbekova, Postdoctoral Researcher at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient

Chair: Adam Hug, Director, Foreign Policy Centre

Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

When
March 1, 2021
2:00pm-3:30pm (UK time)
Where

The event will take place on Zoom.

Building a lasting peace? Power sharing and sectarian identities in Yemen

The FPC is working again with the SEPAD (Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianisation) project at the Richardson Institute for Peace at Lancaster University on a series of virtual public seminars focused on peacebuilding in Lebanon, Bosnia, Syria and Yemen. The project will address each country situation individually but it will seek to learn from the experiences of Lebanon and Bosnia (both the successes and ongoing/growing problems) in terms of power sharing and ...

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Maysaa Shuja Al-deen, Non-resident Fellow at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies

Professor Simon Mabon, Director of the SEPAD project

Nadwa Al-Dawsari, Non-resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute

Kate Nevens, Non-resident Consultant with the Yemen Policy Center

Chair: Wayne David MP, Shadow Minister for the Middle East and North Africa

Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

When
March 2, 2021
5:00pm-6:30pm (UK Time)
Where

The event will take place on Zoom.

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