Past event

Research Event

The Crisis in Syria from the Perspective of Syrian Kurds

Chatham House, London

Middle East and North Africa Programme, Syria and its Neighbours

Event documents

Meeting Summary
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Participants

Salih Muslim, Chairman, Democratic Union Party (PYD), Syria

Overview

This expert-level meeting will bring together policy-makers, analysts and Chatham House experts to discuss the crisis in Syria from the perspective of Syrian Kurds. 

Salih Muslim is a prominent member of the Kurdish opposition in Syria and chairman of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which controls Rojava, an autonomous administration area in northern Syria. He is also the deputy coordinator of the National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change. At this roundtable he will discuss the movement for a political settlement and prospects for a Kurdish democratic model in Syria.

To enable as open a debate as possible, the question and answer session will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.