Fordham Notes: Switzerland, Aide Workers, and Humanitarian Challenges:Two Perspectives

Friday, October 11, 2013

Switzerland, Aide Workers, and Humanitarian Challenges:Two Perspectives



On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Fordham's Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs will present a panel discussion on neutrality, humanitarian principles, and more, co-sponsored with the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York: "Current Humanitarian Challenges--Two Perspectives: Switzerland and the ICRC," features a discussion between speakers Ambassador Francois Garras, consul general of Switzerland in New York, and the IIHA's Executive Director Brendan Cahill.

Panelists commenting include Ambassador Manuel Bessler, head of the Humanitarian Aide Department for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and Walter F├╝llemann, head of delegation to the United Nations, International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Larry Hollingworth, visiting professor at Fordham's Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, will moderate. 

2 p.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Center, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Those interested in attending should contact Kasia Laskjowski at Laskowski@fordham.edu

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