October 8, 2016
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag interviewed AlHakam Shaar and Armenak Tokmajyan, fellows at CEU's Shattuck Center on Conflict Negotiation and Recovery at the School of Public Policy on the current and historical demographic makeup of Aleppo and Assad's strategy in targeting the city hosting 53,000 besieged families. Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the daily (10.8.2016. p. 25. Aszad nyeresre all (Melleklet - Hetvege))
October 21, 2015
Like millions of other Syrians, refugee Maan Abu Layla fled Syria to escape the violence in his country. Abu Layla was one of four Syrians who shared their perspectives of the refugee crisis at a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery on Oct. 7.
October 12, 2015
CEU Holbrooke Fellow at CCNR Alhakam Shaar and CEU SPP student Yahya Al-Abdullah are featured in this Euronews report on the dire situation in Syria and what it's like for Syrian refugees in Europe. http://www.euronews.com/2015/10/09/rebuilding-a-pluralist-syria-key-to-encouraging-returns/
October 9, 2015
Multiple failures on the part of the international community, the EU and Hungary led to the refugee crisis that unfolded in Hungary since early summer, according to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, speaking at a Sept. 30 panel discussion with CEU faculty about the refugee crisis.
October 8, 2015
http://nol.hu/kulfold/a-magyar-nep-hasonlo-a-szirekhez-1567685 - Hungarian news portal nol.hu reports: The Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) at CEU's School of Public Policy held a panel discussion entitled ‘The Refugee Crisis from a Syrian Perspective’ on October 7. The panelists, three Syrian professors from CEU and one asylum-seeker in Hungary, talked about their experience and discussed what Syrians want to see as a response to the ever-worsening humanitarian crisis in their country.
October 6, 2015
AlHakam Shaar, Holbrooke Fellow at the Center for Conflict Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) at CEU's School of Public Policy (SPP) is featured in this article in SME, one of Slovakia's leading daily newspapers. Shaar talks about the destruction of Aleppo, his home city, and CCNR's Aleppo Project that aims to rebuild the destroyed city with input from its citizens and those who have fled.
October 6, 2015
Armenak Tokmajyan, a Holbrooke Fellow at the Center for Conflict Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) at CEU's School of Public Policy (SPP) talks about the civil war in his home country of Syria and his work on the Aleppo Project in this article in SME, one of Slovakia's most widely read daily newspapers.
September 16, 2015
http://nol.hu/kulfold/kozel-a-veg-tavol-a-beke-1563399 - Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag interviewed Armenak Tokmayjan, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Conflict Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) at the School of Public Policy (SPP) about his views on the war in Syria, and his work in the Aleppo Project (http://ccnr.ceu.edu/thealeppoproject).
September 10, 2015
Holbrooke Fellow at the Center for Conflict Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) AlHakam Shaar spoke to the Financial Times about the dire situation for refugees at Budapest's Keleti Train Station when Hungarian authorities closed it down and stopped all trains headed west. http://video.ft.com/4458984488001/Refugees-stranded-at-Budapest/World