Humanitarian Intervention in Syria

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 6:00pm03/30/2016 6:00pm 03/30/2016 6:00pm Humanitarian Intervention in Syria

Peter Maurer

President, International Committee of the Red Cross

Michael Ignatieff

Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press, HKS

Jacqueline Bhabha (Moderator)

Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, HSPH
Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer, HLS
Director of Research, FXB Center for Health & Human Rights

 

 

Panelists Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Michael Ignatieff, the Edward Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, joined moderator Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, for a panel discussion to reflect on the issues of humanitarian intervention in the Syrian crisis. The panelists discussed the changing dynamic of delivering humanitarian aid in a highly politicized environment, as well as the challenges of understanding the risks and needs of the millions of people affected by the war.

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Panelists Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Michael Ignatieff, the Edward Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, joined moderator Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, for a panel discussion to reflect on the issues of humanitarian intervention in the Syrian crisis. The panelists discussed the changing dynamic of delivering humanitarian aid in a highly politicized environment, as well as the challenges of understanding the risks and needs of the millions of people affected by the war.

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs