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The Darfur Crisis: what is to be done?

The Crisis States Research Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is hosting a public debate next week Tuesday 13 June on the Darfur Crisis.

Speakers will examine the roles and responsibilities of different actors involved directly or indirectly in the Darfur Crisis and offer insights into one of the most pressing humanitarian catastrophes in the world today. They will discuss the origins of the crisis, problems of the AU mediation process, humanitarian needs, the role of the UN and the international responsibility to protect.

The following individuals will be speaking:

  • Mark Bowden, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  • Laurie Nathan, Research Fellow, Crisis States Research Centre
  • Hafiz Mohamed, Darfur Coordinator, Justice Africa
  • Dr David Keen, Reader in Complex Emergencies, LSE

The event will be chaired by Dr James Putzel, Director, Crisis States Research Centre.

The Darfur Crisis: what is to be done? Is on Tuesday 13 June 2006 at 4pm in U8, ground floor, Tower 1, LSE, Clement's Inn, London. Click here for Map.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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Contact Jessica Winterstein, Press & Information Office, LSE, 020 7955 7060, pressoffice@lse.ac.uk|

Ryan Bradshaw, Press & Information Office, 020 7955 7582

posted 9 June 2006

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