NGOs, the UN, and Nation Building
Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins
The Role of NGOs and the UN in Nation Building in Iraq
Seble Dawit, Goucher College
7:00 p.m., Monday, April 21, 2003
202 Center for Health Sciences
A reception will follow the talk.
Seble Dawit is a human rights lawyer, activist, and educator. Currently she is the director of the peace studies program and assistant professor at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.
Iraq, February, 2003. M.Stephens photo
Professor Dawit has had a very distinguished career -- among her many accomplishments, she served for three years as the visiting assistant professor of women's studies at Wellesley College, co-founded the African Women's Leadership Institute, and directed Alliances, an African women's advocacy organization that supports policy-oriented gender programs throughout Africa.
The lecture is free and open to the public -- we welcome visitors from off-campus.
Professor Dawit's visit to campus is being cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Student Government Association, and the Students for a Just Peace.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 607-274-3909 (voice), 607-274-1767 (TDD), or firstname.lastname@example.org as much in advance of the event as possible.
Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald