HYBRID EVENT - Panel Discussion – The Future of Syria

Ms Waad Alkhatib (Film Maker, For Sama)

Waad is a Syrian film maker and one the main characters in the documentary For Sama. The documentary, which captures life under siege in Aleppo, has won an EMMY, a BAFTA and more than 95 awards. Waad was named as one of the Time 100 and BBC 100 women. Having witnessed the Syrian uprising from its early days, Waad continues to be a strong international advocate on human rights in Syria, particularly on the issue of bombing of hospitals.

Mr Ibrahim Olabi (Guernica 37, Syrian British Council)

Ibrahim Olabi is a barrister at Guernica 37 and a founder of the Syrian Legal Development Programme. He sits on the executive board of the Syrian British Council. Ibrahim is working on international legal cases for crimes committed in Syria. He was present in Syria when the chemical attack of April 2017 took place, and regularly meets with policy makers in different, including foreign ministers, on policy issues in Syria. He is currently at Oxford doing an MPP.

Waad will be covering a quick snapshot about the last 10 years of Syria

Ibrahim will be covering what possible scenarios face Syria in the short and medium term.

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