Mr. Ghassan Hitto, CEO of the Syrian Forum, speaks at SETA conference

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During his US tour Mr. Ghassan Hitto, CEO of the Syrian Forum, was among invited speakers at a conference on the Syrian refugee crisis hosted by The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) in Washington DC. 

The panel entitled "Confronting the Syrian Refugee Challenge" included Fuat Oktay, the President of Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD) and Burhanettin Duran, the President of The SETA Foundation, and was moderated by Kilic Kanat, Research Director at The SETA Foundation.

Other speakers included Her Excellency Mrs. Emine Erdoğan, the first lady of Turkey, Sare Aydın, the President of Women and Democracy Foundation (KADEM), Nilüfer Bulut, the President of the Turkish Businesswomen Association (TİKAD), and Nadia Alawa, the President of NuDay Syria.

Thank you to SETA DC for organizing this conference and for inviting us to speak. Read about the conference on  SETA's website and check out video on YouTube and photos below!


Mr. Hitto and Mrs. Erdoğan


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