Print

Calendar

Today Week Month

'Crisis in Syria' Jean-Marie Guehenno, former Deputy Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on Syria

Start/End Monday, September 23, 2013 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:10 PM EDT
Location Name Jerome Greene Hall Room 101

Jean-Marie Guehenno is Director of the Center of International Conflict Resolution and Associate Director of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies at SIPA, directs the School's International Conflict Resolution specialization, and is a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. For approximately five months in early and mid-2012 Guehenno was deputy joint special envoy of the UN and the Arab League for Syria, working with Kofi Annan. He previously served as United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations from 2000-2008. In that role, he led the largest expansion of peacekeeping in the history of the UN, overseeing approximately 130,000 staff on eighteen missions. Mr. Guehenno will discuss the current conflict in Syria.