Event: Global Governance Institute — DRONE


**Attendance (including light reception) is free, but please register for the event with the Global Governance Institute, CLICK HERE.

On 22 April 2014, GGI and Vesalius College, in partnership with Flimmer Film, will be hosting the prerelease of the documentary DRONE, along with a round table discussion between experts & and an interactive Q&A Session.

DRONE is a comprehensive investigation by award-winning Director Tonje Hessen Schei into the consequences of drone warfare. It explores the recruitment of young pilots at gaming conventions and the changing definition of “going to war”. moral stances of engineers behind the technology. It sheds light on the world leaders giving their secret goahead to engage in the biggest targeted killing program in history, thus drawing into question violations of civil liberty, and documenting the fight of individuals for transparency, accountability and justice.


18.00 – 18.10 Welcome Remarks and Introduction (J. Koops, Director GGI/Professor Vesalius College, VUB)

18.10 – 19:10 Screening of the film DRONE (For further info, Click HERE.)

19.10 – 20.30 Informal Discussion with Q & A

Speakers include:

BRANDON BRYANT Former Drone Operator; featured on DemocracyNow!, Vice on HBO, CNN, Fox Business: The
Independent , NBC, GQ, and The Intercept

ANDREW FEINSTEIN Premiere Global Arms Trade Expert; former S. African MP turned whistleblower; author of
Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade

TONJE HESSEN SCHEI Award-winning director of Play Again, and Independent Intervention

MARCEL KOLVENBACH (via webcast) Director of Netwars

SHAHZAD AKBAR Cofounder of the Foundation for Fundamental Rights; Preeminent lawyer in Pakistan advocating for the victims of drone strikes

21.00 – 22.00 Light Reception at Vesalius College

Attendance is free, but please register for the event with the Global Governance Institute, CLICK HERE.