Tuesday, 09 August 2016

Panel discussion: “Yemen: Peace as a Challenge”

In the framework of the series “Politics live: Diplomats in dialogue”, BICC and the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen—Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations), together with the German Federal Foreign Office hosted a panel discussion with Ambassador Andreas Kindl, Sanaa, on 24 August 2016 at the premises of BICC.


Panellists were:

Ambassador Andreas Kindl, Ambassador of Germany in Yemen since 2015

Marie-Christine Heinze, Chair, Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient (CARPO)

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC.

Welcome address by Dr. Odila Triebel, Head of the Sections “Research Programme Culture and Foreign Policy” and “Dialogue forums”, ifa

The event (in German) took place on 24 August 2016

from 18:00 to 20:00hrs at

BICC, Pfarrer-Byns-Str. 1, 53121 Bonn

Press release "Jemen: Frieden als Herausforderung" (in German)



The panellists Conrad Schetter (BICC), Marie-Christine Heinze (CARPO) and Ambassador Andreas Kindl

Ambassador Andreas Kindl reports on the difficult situation in Yemen

Marie-Christine Heinze explains the political complexity in Yemen

The interested audience listens to the panellists and took part in the discussion


All photos: ifa\BICC