Briefing: Militarization of Aid

An upcoming event you may be interested in: 

The Militarization of Aid

Date: Monday, February 11, 2008
Time: 1 -3 pm
Location: Dirksen 419

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is organizing a briefing to discuss NGOs’ perspectives on The Militarization of Aid with Hill staff on Monday, Feb. 11 @ 1 pm in Dirksen 419

Topics include foreign aid effectiveness, the Provincial Reconstruction Teams, AFRICOM, Combined Joined Task Force – Horn of Africa and the InterAction-DoD Guidelines on Civil-Military Relations.  Speakers include:

  • Jim Bishop, InterAction, VP for Humanitarian Policy and Practice
  • Emily Burrows, Catholic Relief Services, Strategic Issues Advisor
  • Brian Grzelkowski, Mercy Corps, Sr. Policy Advisor
  • Paul O’Brien, Oxfam America, Director of Aid Effectiveness Team
  • John Patten, International Medical Corps, Sr. Program Development Officer
  • Anne C. Richard, International Rescue Committee, VP for Government Relations and Advocacy 

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