Tuesday, September 22, 2015

CFR Conference Call - Humanitarian and Development Aid

On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), I invite you to participate in the next session of the Fall 2015 CFR Academic Conference Call series on Wednesday, October 7, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in WY 226. David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of the International Rescue Committee, will discuss the global state of humanitarian and development aid and offer recommendations for making relief more efficient and effective.

As background for the discussion, you may wish to review the following materials:

1) David Miliband and Ravi Gurumurthy, “Improving Humanitarian Aid,” Foreign Affairs, July/August 2015. 
2) “Council of Councils Report Card on Advancing Development,” Interactive, Council of Councils, Council on Foreign Relations. 
3) Development Channel, Blog, Council on Foreign Relations.

Please RSVP to me at sweinberger@pugetsound.edu ASAP if you're interested in attending.

Hope to see you there!

Seth Weinberger
Associate Professor
Department of Politics & Government