On Friday and Saturday some forums will be visited by a guest speaker. This speaker is a person who is specialised in at least one of the topics that will be discussed in that commission.
Meet our keynote speaker: Tarak Bach-Baouab
Tarak Bach-Baouab is a Humanitarian Adviser within the reflection and advocacy unit of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Amsterdam. He has undertaken field work in complex emergencies since 2003 (in Israel/Occupied Territories, Iraq, Pakistan, Lebanon, Haiti, Yemen, Ethiopia, Niger, Sudan-Darfur, Somalia, Central African Republic, Nigeria) after receiving academic degrees in applied mathematics and social sciences. His expertise lies in conflict analysis, humanitarian access / protection challenges, and the greater Middle East region.