17 May 2024, 06:30 pm
The Disastrous Humanitarian Situation in Gaza
Programme Type
Conference Room I, IIC main building

Speaker: Amb. Talmiz Ahmad, author and former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE. He holds the Ram Sathe Chair for International Studies, Symbiosis International University, Pune

Chair: Amb. K.P. Fabian, Professor, Symbiosis University and Indian Society of International Law

The grim toll of the war in Gaza has exceeded 30,000 and a deal for releasing a part of the hostages is still hanging fire. Washington is pressing Israel hard for permitting entry of more humanitarian assistance. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated his plans for an assault on Gaza that most likely will cause thousands of civilian deaths. Amb. Ahmad will address these concerns as well as the strategic and political implications on the conflict for West Asia and world order