Voices from the Syrian Constitutional Committee (Sixth round)

After more than six months without any developments in the Geneva negotiations, the sixth round of negotiations of the Syrian Constitutional Committee was held last week in Geneva. There was great hope that they would reach results in this round. So, how is this round of negotiations to be evaluated? What were the results? And what is the plan? How will it continue? 

These questions will be discussed by members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee from the Middle Third:

Anwar Majanni

Eman Shahoud

Hawas Sadoun will moderate the webinar.

We are looking forward to your attendance, questions and contributions!

Webinar details:


October 29th, 2021, 2 pm (Berlin time)


Zoom link to the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94644424701?pwd=bytCTW8rcU10Z1AvUFhHazZ5YWozdz09

Webinar ID: 946 4442 4701



Eman Shahoud

Eman Shahoud is a lawyer specializing in criminal, civil and military law. After 2003, she worked as an advisor on courts in Aleppo and Idlib. She is a founding member of the independent Syrian Judicial Council and a member of the Supreme Judicial Committee, which was responsible for the tasks of the judiciary in the liberated areas. Shahoud participated in the founding of the Syrian Women’s Network and was involved in its coordination committee for two years. She is also chair of the Association for Syrian Fallen and an active member of the International Association for Women Judges (IAWJ). She is a member of the Syrian Constitutional Committee (Middle Third) and was appointed to the Small Body of the Constitutional Committee.

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Anwar Majanni

Anwar Majanni received his bachelor’s degree in law in 1996. In Syria, he worked as a judge. He is chairman of the Board of the Association of Peace Justice and Documentation (APJD), legal advisor to the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU). Anwar Majanni took part in numerous conferences and workshops, including on local peace, transitional justice and constitutional reforms. He does scientific research on the Syrian military court, the Syrian civil register and questions of real estate in Syria. Anwar Majanni is a member of the constitutional committee (Middle Third).

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Hawas Sadoun

Hawas Sadoun was born in Dêrik and has a master’s degree in international and diplomatic relations. He worked for an oil company in Rumailan. His political career began in 1995 as a member of the Kurdish Democratic Progressive Party in Syria. Until 2010, he was one of the leading figures in the student movement in Hasaka. During the Kurdish uprising in Qamishli in 2004, he was imprisoned by forces of the regime. In 2010, he joined the newly founded Kurdish Reform Movement – Syria and is now a member of its executive office. He was a representative of the Kurdish National Council in the Etilaf Political Committee and a member of the second conference in Riyadh for the Syrian Negotiating Committee. He is currently the head of the External Committee of the Peace and Freedom Front.

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