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Public Lecture
Monday, October 06, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:30-2:00 pm
Balsillie School of International Affairs
67 Erb Street West, Room 142
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2

RSVP – E. [email protected]
T. 226.772.3121.

Light refreshments provided
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Speaker
Diego F. Osorio
Special Assistant to the DSRSG/RC/HC,
UN Assistance Mission to Iraq UNAMI

Diego will offer his personal observations about the social and humanitarian context of the current crisis in Iraq, the divisions in Iraqi society, and the challenges faced by the international community in responding to the crisis. He will also give his ideas on how, if at all, the international community – including Canada – can do more to address these underlying core problems.

About the Speaker

Diego F. Osorio serves as Special Assistant to the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI). Diego has almost two decades of experience in public administration, working with the United Nations, NATO, and the World Bank in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Timor Leste, Colombia, Pakistan, Indonesia (Banda Aceh), and Liberia.