The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: Toward a Long-term Solution
The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Schiller Institute (SI) will be convening a seminar on Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 2 PM to 4 PM CET, which can be followed at https://schillerinstitute.com/. Among the topics to be addressed by a panel of six speakers will be:
- What are the causes of the Afghan humanitarian crisis?
- What are the geopolitical implications of a failed state in Afghanistan?
- What is needed to reverse the immediate threat of mass starvation and refugee problems?
- A long-term solution to the humanitarian crisis: the role of the global powers.
Opening and closing statements will be presented by Dr. Andrey Kortunov, Director General of RIAC, and Helga Zepp-LaRouche, chairwoman of the SI. Other speakers are:
- Ivan Safranchuk, Director at the Center for Eurasian Studies of MGIMO University
- Temur Umarov, Fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center
- Jim Jatras, U.S. diplomat, former advisor to U.S. Senate Republican leadership
- Graham Fuller, 25 year career as a CIA operations officer, author
The topics discussed during this seminar will also be taken up during a Special online conference organized by the SI on the theme:
“100 Seconds to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock. A Nuclear War Cannot Be Won and Must Never Be Fought”
Saturday, Feb. 19, 16:00-22:00 (CET).
For more information and to register for translation of the conference (French, German, Spanish), please go to https://schillerinstitute.nationbuilder.com/100_seconds_to_midnight_02192022.