Islamic State: Motivations and Implications for New Zealand
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About the Event
In this panel discussion, Diplosphere will explore the background that has given rise to ISIL, propose the ways of addressing the root causes of extremism, and question how newly minted UN Security Council-member New Zealand can leverage its strengths for a lasting resolution, in this troubled part of the world.
Host: Mark Mitchell, MP for Rodney, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade Select Committee Chair: Patrick Gower, Political Editor of 3 News Panel: - H.E. Mr Mouayed Saleh, Iraqi Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand - H.E. Mr Jonathan Sinclair LVO, British High Commissioner to New Zealand - Mr Terence O'Brien, former New Zealand diplomat and Senior fellow at CSS - Ms Marianne Elliott, former Human Rights Advisor at UN Mission to Afghanistan, National Director of Action Station - Professor Robert Patman, Head of Department of Politics at Univeristy of Otago - Professor Paul Morris, Programme Director of Religious Studies at Victoria University of Wellington - Professor Robert Ayson, Professor of Strategic Studies at Victoria University of Wellington Venue: Parliament Buildings, Grand Hall, Wellington A cocktail was offered after the discussion, compliments of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts.