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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Balsillie School of International Affairs (map), Room 142

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Schedule (pdf)

5:30-6:00 – Reception
6:00-6:05 – Introduction and Welcome Remarks
6:05-6:40 – Keynote Speaker
6:40-7:30 – Question and Answers

To attend please RSVP by email – [email protected] or 226.772.3121

About The Speaker

Nigel Fisher O.Ont, M.S.C., LL.D., recently stepped down as Regional UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis. He was appointed in July 2010 by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as his Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti at the rank of Assistant Secretary-General; he was also Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for the UN system agencies in Haiti. Dr. Fisher has worked for three decades with the United Nations in a dozen countries, with UNICEF for over two decades in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, with the Department of Peacekeeping and as Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Project Services, at the rank of Assistant Secretary-General.