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Press release - KNC Toronto

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Page 1 of 2 Contact Hawar Shawki Cell +1 (586) 344-4335 Email hawar.shawki@gmail.com Website http://kncna.net/blog/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2015 CANDIAN DEFENSE MINISTER AND KURDISH REP TALK ON ISIS & REFUGEE CRISIS Defense Minister Jason Kenney and KRG US Rep Bayan Rahman to discuss ISIS, the refugee crisis and the future of Kurdistan at the 27th Annual Conference of the Kurdish National Congress of North America in Toronto, Ontario Toronto, ON, October 2, 2015– The Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNC) is to hold its 27th annual conference in Toronto with Defense Minister Jason Kenney and the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq’s US representative Ms. Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman as guest speakers at the event. They will be discussing problems such ISIS and the refugee crisis and give their thoughts on how best to tackle these major current issues. Ms. Rahman will be speaking at 1.30 pm and Mr. Kenney will be speaking at 3.45 pm on Saturday 10th . The forum will also feature other speakers such other journalists, writers and academics, and will cover a wide spectrum of topics including human rights, genocide, women’s rights, social media in furthering the Kurdish cause, and many more. However, the main focus will be on the opportunities and challenges facing all parts of Kurdistan in the new political transformation throughout the Middle East. The theme of the conference will be “Kurdish Unity in the Face of Current and Emergent Threats”. The KNC Annual Conference will be held on October 10th & 11th 2015 in Toronto, Ontario at: North York Civic Centre 5100 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5V7, Canada Tel: +1 416-397-7220 Conference will begin at 9 am (EST) Saturday 10th ending at 5 pm (EST) and will be a followed by a Live Kurdish Music Concert featuring special guest performers from 7 pm (EST) at the NOVOTEL TORONTO NORTH YORK 3 Park Home Avenue, North York, Ontario M2N 6L3 Tel : +1 416 218 3863. Sunday 11th, conference will begin at 9 am (EST) and will end 12 pm (EST). Please agenda and poster attached for further details. This event is sponsored by Kurdish House
  • 2. Page | 2 The Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNC) is a non-profit, member-driven organization representing Kurds from all parts of Kurdistan living in the United States and Canada. The KNC was founded in 1988, soon after Iraqi chemical weapons attacks on Halabja and other Kurdish cities and villages. Its objective is to unite Kurds living in North America to work for common goals, to promote the idea of a United Free Kurdistan, and to strengthen the voice of all Kurds living in the USA and Canada. The KNC is a democratic organization. Its president and board of directors are elected by the members and the organization is governed by a set of by-laws. The KNC encourages open discussion of issues, free speech, and active participation in leadership by its members. # # # If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Hawar Shawki at +1 (586) 344-4335 or email at hawar.shawki@gmail.com.

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