Event: 20 years after the invasion of Iraq – Kurdish and Iraqi perspectives

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Event: 20 years after the invasion of Iraq – Kurdish and Iraqi perspectives

Date: April 25 2023

Time: 16.00 – 19.00

Venue: Glasgow City Chambers 82 George Square Glasgow G2 1DU

Organisers: Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security (GCILS), Kurdistan Centre for International Law (KCIL), the Scottish Council on Global Affairs and Glasgow City Council.

This is an in-person only event. From the GCILS and KCIL event pages:

“After a welcome from the Lord Provost of Glasgow, we will have a Panel of diverse voices offering their perspectives on the situation and developments in the region two decades after the invasion of Iraq. This will include Judge Rizgar, who presided over the trial of Saddam Hussein before resigning in protest over political interference and City Councillor Roza Salih, a Kurdish refugee and “Glasgow Girl”.

Dr Anni Pues will moderate the event.

The panel’s discussion will be followed by Q&A– we will aim to have a conversational format that allows for ample of interaction with the audience to facilitate dialogue across communities.

We will have translators available at the event and light refreshments will be offered.

Tea and coffee will be served on arrival at 4.00pm, discussions will begin at 4.30pm and last until 6.30pm, with time in the end for informal conversations over tea and coffee until 7pm.”

A free event, tickets can be booked via Eventbrite.