Humanitarian Assistance and the Protection of Persons in War and Disaster


Michael van Rooyen

The board of the Harvard Club invites you to an evening with Michael van Rooyen, Professior at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health, and Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, member of the International Law Commission.

“Humanitarian Assistance and the Protection of Persons in War and Disaster”

We witness every day that humanitarian emergencies due to conflict and disaster create a cycle of vulnerability that lead to social instability and chronic under-development. Effective humanitarian assistance is of the utmost importance, as are adequate preventive measures. The speakers will offer their long-term perspectives on the topic, from both a medical and legal perspective.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 18:00 to 21:30

Location: NautaDutilh Amsterdam

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