- Published on Thursday, 14 September 2017 06:34
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Shirazi Foundation's expert on International Relations attended an interactive symposium hosted by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, titled Yemen catastrophe what can be done to stop the war. Due to the ongoing conflict the United Nations estimates more than 10,000 civilians have been killed. UNICEF numbers suggest two million Yemeni children suffer from malnutrition while 60,000 children lost their lives last year of preventable causes associated with acute malnutrition. With 60% of Yemen's population suffering from food insecurity and 7 million unable to survive without food assistance, Yemen has an immediate food emergency facing them. Experts spoke of the role of the tribes in facilitateing dialogue instead of use of force and incitement of violence. Experts dissected the many parties involved in the conflict while mentioning that many groups involved have been left fragmented.