Public Lecture: “Humanitarian Action in an Uncertain World” by Dr. Jean-Luc Blondel (ICRC, Geneva)

Dr. Jean-Luc Blondel , Chef de Division, Archives et gestion de l’information at the International Commitee of Red Cross in Geneva, will speak at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz on the topic “Humanitarian Action in an Uncertain World. Challenges for the International Committee of the Red Cross”.

This public lecture will take place on Tuesday, 20th May 2014, at 06:30 p.m.

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The entrance is free and guests are welcome!

Working as an ICRC delegate for over thirty years Dr. Jean-Luc Blondel has acquired a tremendous wealth of experience in humanitarian action. Against the backdrop of very recent humanitarian crisis such as in Syria, South Sudan and the Congo Dr. Blondel will elaborate on the vast challenges the International Red Cross is facing in these new conflict scenarios. Additionally, he will discuss the questions of how an international humanitarian organization as the ICRC is permanetly adjusting its strategies to provide the needed humanitarian assistance and to ensure the respect of interntional humanitarian law in an uncertain world.

You find additional information at the IEG website:

http://www.ieg-mainz.de/institut/termine-und-presse


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