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The Human Cost of Conflict: the search for dignity and rights of Palestine refugees

Hosted by LSE Human Rights

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building,

Speaker

Pierre Krähenbühl

Pierre Krähenbühl

Chair

Professor Chetan Bhatt

Appointed by the UN Secretary-General in November 2013, Pierre Krähenbühl (@PKraehenbuehl) became UNRWA Commissioner-General on 30 March 2014.

As Commissioner-General, he serves at the level of Under-Secretary-General. A Swiss national born in 1966, Mr. Krähenbühl has 25 years of experience in humanitarian, human rights and development work. Prior to joining UNRWA, he served as Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from July 2002 to January 2014, responsible for the conduct, management and supervision of 12,000 ICRC staff working in 80 countries. In this position, Mr. Krähenbühl directly oversaw the ICRC response to conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Colombia and Libya among others. He led senior-level negotiations with a range of governments, armed forces and other groups to secure access to conflict-affected populations.

Chetan Bhatt (@ChetanBhatt1962) is Professor of Sociology and Director of LSE Human Rights.

This event is LSE Human Rights' International Human Rights Day Lecture.

LSE Human Rights (@LSEHumanRights) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights.

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