Int. Conference to discuss Oslo Accords after 20 Years, London-Sep 2013
The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) will be hosting a two-day conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Oslo agreement.
The centre announced the conference early in January 2013, since then, preparations are taking place to organise this condensed and significant think-thank conference. The conference will review its impact on core Palestinian issues particularly the refugees, and its future as a framework for resolving the conflict. The agreement between Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin in 1993 set the principals and Interim Self- Government Arrangement for Palestine.
The two day conference will explore in detail the structural problems within the Oslo agreement, its impact and future on Palestine. A number of scholars, experts, academics and MPs will participate at the event where academic papers will be delivered and political debate will be created.
According to PRC speakers and lecturers include, ·
Dr. Osama Abu Irshaid, Political commentator from Washington D.C, US,
Professor Ilan Pappé - Arab and Islamic Studies - University of Exeter,Author of the The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine ·
Rawan Al Damen Producer and Director, Programs Department Al Jazeera, Director of Al Nakba film series, Qatar ·
Uri Davis, Academic and author, Occupied Jerusalem · Director of Al Jazeera Centre for Studies,
Salah Eldin Elzein, Qatar
Several others international speakers and lecturers will be confirmed later on.
According to PRC Conference coordinator, Nasim Ahmed, Topics of the conference will include refugees, Jerusalem, borders, settlements - as well as other related issues; water, Palestinian Authority, security.
A number of sessions will also analyze the historical road to the Oslo agreement and its future.
The conference will be held in London from Saturday the 7th of September to Sunday the 8th of September 2013.
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