Summit Agenda

  • 1:00 -1:30PM EST: Introductions, Instructions, and Protocols
  • 1:30 – 2:30PM EST: First Session – The Hazara Story: A Brief History
  • 2:30 – 2:45PM EST: Break
  • 2:45 – 3:45PM EST: Second Session – On the Ground: Current Issues
  • 3:45 – 4:00PM EST: Break
  • 4:00 – 4:15PM EST: Small Talk – The Peace Talks with Rustam Seerat and Derakhshan Qurban-Ali
  • 4:15 – 5:15PM EST: Third Session – Allyship & Action Planning
  • 5:15 – 5:30PM EST: Closing Remarks

session 1

The Hazara Story: A Brief History (1:30 – 2:30PM EST)

  • Speaker: Akram Gizabi (Chairman of the World Hazara Council)
  • Facilitator: Wil Patrick (University of Victoria, Canada)

session 2

On The Ground: Current Issues (2:45 – 3:45PM EST)

  • Speaker: Jawad Zawulistani (Managing Director of Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization)
    • Title: “The Hostile Terrain for Hazaras as Equal Citizens in post-2001 Afghanistan”
  • Speaker: Rabia Latif Khan (PhD, SOAS)
    • Title: “Resilience and overcoming among the transnational Hazara community”

session 3

Allyship and Action Planning (4:15 – 5:15PM EST)

  • Speaker: Derakhshan Qurban-Ali (J.D./B.C.L.)
  • Madina Wardak (MSW/ACSW)