Symposia (2)

AMEC hosted a symposium entitled 'Sudan: Struggling for democracy, resisting military rule' at the Sheraton Pretoria hotel as part of its attempt to provide information and analysis on events in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Sudan: Struggling for democracy, resisting military rule

         17 July 2019, Sheraton Hotel, Pretoria


09:00 – 09:15                Welcome – Na’eem Jeenah

09:15 – 11:00   Sudan’s new balance of forces and the quest for transition


                            Chair – Matshidiso Motsoeneng

                            - Mohamed Elhassan Ibrahim Alawad Hassan,                                             Ambassador of Sudan to South Africa


                            - Abdul-Karim Elgoni, Sudanese-South African doctor and former                                   Sudanese politician



11:00 – 11:15                Break

11:15 – 12:45       Perspectives for the future of Sudan

                            Chair – Mahlatse Mpya


                – Mahdi Osman, Sudan Solidarity Group in South Africa


    -Amira Osman, professor at Tshwane University of Technology and Sudanese national


                            -Zeenat Adam,Independent specialist on Sudan and Horn of Africa


12:45- 13:00     Summing up and closing

- Peter de Clercq, former Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia

- Na’eem Jeenah, Executive Director, Afro-Middle East Centre

13:00                   Lunch         


AMEC hosted a symposium entitled 'Rebellion in the Sudan: Will Bashir Survive?', at the Sheraton Pretoria hotel. Speakers in the first session include: Ambassador of Sudan to SA, H.E Mohamed Elhassan Ibrahim Alawad Hassan and Dr Abdul Karim Elgoni, Sudanese-South African doctor and former Sudanese Politician.


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