Shirazi Foundation Inc

Shirazi Foundation Inc

 

 Non-Political & Non-profit Organization

 202.670 I.S.W.F

Climate Change, Drought, and the US Relationship with South-East Asia

Stimson center JpegThe Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by Stimson Center titled Climate Change, Drought, and the US Relationship with Vietnam. Experts sought out to look for practical ways to approach difficult issues pertaining to the many aspects of water supply and droughts in Southeast Asia. A few of the well-known exports coming out of South-East Asia sea and land are shrimp and rice and droughts affect them both extremely. Experts pointed out the role that sediment plumes play and how they affect the overall ecosystem. An expert spoke of his experience with the people of South-East Asia as they searched to find the solution for the droughts and the way forward. Experts mentioned that many concerned parties involved in the process of finding solutions all had different interpretations on the way forward which seemed very puzzling. Experts explained briefly the many initiatives involved in the overall process of finding an answer to solving these droughts.   

Shirazi Foundation's letter to the World Humanitarian Summit Attendees

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In a letter to excellencies attending the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey;  shirazi foundation asks country delegates and decision makers to come up with solutions in regards to the heart breaking situation in the Middle East and consequently Europe and other countries.

Read more: Shirazi Foundation's letter to the World Humanitarian Summit Attendees

Chemical Weapons in the Middle East: Accountability and Deterrence

CSIS chemical Weapons

The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, titled Chemical Weapons in the Middle East: Accountability and Deterrence. Experts shredded light on the chemical weapons attacks and the procedures and dangers that took place to care for the many bodies that have been attacked by these chemical weapons. Experts expressed concern in the area of the treatment of those affected by the chemical weapons,  and how many requests for special supplies needed to treat the patients went unanswered. Experts also spoke of the process put in place to investigate those who use chemical weapons in warfare and the many agencies involved. Experts analyzed the different steps that have to be taken to hold those who use chemical weapons accountable and the organisations that have to confirm the use of those weapons. Experts explained that more has to be done in the region to approach possible future chemical weapons attacks on innocent civilians by catching the problem before hand. 

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