2nd Inter-Parliamentary Conference on Yemen

2nd Inter-Parliamentary Conference on Yemen

20th June 2019, 10:30 to 19:00

About this Event:

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen presents the 2nd Inter-Parliamentary Conference on Yemen, taking place on June 20th 2019.

Parliamentarians, political leaders and charities from across Europe will convene in Edinburgh and Glasgow to address the war that continues unabated in Yemen.

The Conference is split into two sessions:

  1. Edinburgh (10:30am-1pm): contributions from political and charity leaders at Edinburgh City Chambers
  2. Glasgow (4:30-7pm): a community meeting at Glasgow City Chambers

EDINBURGH SESSION

Situated in Edinburgh City Chambers, Parliamentarians and charity leaders will present their work to alleviate the suffering that has resulted from Yemen's war.

Present at the Conference will be:

  • Médecins Sans Frontieres
  • Oxfam International
  • Mercy Corps
  • Norwegian Refugee Council

And others to be announced.

GLASGOW SESSION

A community meeting will hear a panel discussion on Yemeni affairs with Q&A from audience members, taking place in Glasgow City Chambers.

This follows from the acclaimed 1st Inter-Parliamentary Conference that took place in Paris in November 2018. Speakers including the Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry MP spoke of the desperate need to achieve peace in Yemen.

To book your place for the Edinburgh event click here. For Glasgow, click here. 

For further information, please contact Max Daniels at yemenappg@gmail.com

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