Afar Forum General Meeting Announcement
April 15, 2017
In accordance with the Afar Forum by-law, the Afar Forum will hold its yearly members general meeting in Koelen, Germany, on April 15, 2017.
The city of Koelen has been chosen as very convenient location for members from Europe to attend the meeting. The city is centrally located to most members of the Afar Forum.
AFAR FORUM 2016 CONFERENCE RESOLUTION
The Afar Forum conference took place between September 2 – September 4, 2016. This year’s conference theme was: “Managing vulnerability to recurrent drought and building a resilient community: The case of Afar people in the Horn of Africa.”
The conference was attended by dignitaries such as Sultan Hanfare Alimirah, scholars, activists, leaders of political organizations, civil society organizations and community elders from Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia. Afar forum continues its advocacy efforts to bring the Afar case closer to policy makers in the horn of Africa as well as to get the attention of the international community. Preparing a platform for discussions and expressing concerns need a neutral platform and Afar forum has been trying to fill that gap since 1991. The conference delegates express their willingness and involvement in future activities of Afar forum.....read more in English in French
2016 - Afar Forum Conference Programme
MANAGING VULNERABILITY TO RECURRENT DROUGHT AND BUILDING A RESILIENT COMMUNITY: THE CASE OF AFAR PEOPLE IN THE HORN OF AFRICA
The Afar Forum announces and confirms that Sultan Hanfare Alimiriah will attend this year’s Afar Forum conference which will be held in Brussels, Belgium, September 2-4, 2016. We are very honored and elated at his Excellency’s presence in the conference. His Excellency will address the gathering on the state of the Afar Nation and the challenges ahead.
Please join us to welcome Sultan Hanfare Alimiriah.