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Together for Peace in Yemen

23rd March 2019, 12:00am - 12:00am , Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square, B1 1BB

Time: 13:00 - 17:00


An interactive workshop bringing Yemeni diaspora, Humanitarian organisations working in Yemen, local and national politicians to discuss peace, rebuilding trust, reconciliation and the psychological impact of war on Yemeni diaspora and Yemen.  This is the first of a series of potential workshops initiating the debate. 


13:00 – 13:30 Registration & light lunch

13:30 – 13:35 Welcome & purpose of workshop

13:35 – 13:45 Ice breaker

13:45 – 13:55 Message from UK parliament by MP

13:55 – 14:05 Humanitarian response to Yemen crisis, sharing stories/case studies,
speaker/sky storm

14:05 – 14:25 Meaning of words? Peace, Rebuilding Trust, Reconsolidation, Sky storm & post it

14:25 – 14:35 Animation film, FPH

14:35 – 14:40 Coffee/Tea break

14:40 – 15:40 Working groups, covering following 4 themes; using stories/case studies,
consider psychological impact of war on both Yemeni diaspora and Yemenis in Yemen, use post & flip chart papers

Diaspora UK, a bridge or hindrance to peace
Reaching to children & young people UK
Participation of Yemeni women in peace
Engaging with Yemeni diaspora & humanitarian organisations working in Yemen

15:45 – 16:15 Group feedback

15:15 – 15:45 Reflection & way forward

16:00 – 16:10 Key messages from the day by MP

16:15 Close


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