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Fall Programming - Afghanistan & Iraq: A View from the Ground

The Institute of World Affairs is proud to cooperate with Mercy Corps for this rare look at the current situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mercy Corps is an international relief organization which has been working in Afghanistan since 1986 and began working in Iraq after the start of the 2003 conflict. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear about the reality from the ground.

Speakers

Jim White
Jim White
Mercy Corps Operations Director

Jim White comes to Mercy Corps' Portland headquarters after a successful tenure as South Asia Regional Director, where he brought over 10 years experience in directing complex humanitarian relief efforts to Mercy Corps' Southern Asia programs. White has served in many of the world's most difficult and dangerous places, including Kosovo, Chechnya, Central Asia and Afghanistan. In addition to his emergency response experience, White has significant experience in transitioning large program portfolios from a relief to a sustainable development focus. White has managed a broad spectrum of programs sponsored by U.S. and international donors and brings a keen understanding of international relief, security and development issues.  


Sponsors

Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is an international relief organization which has been working in Afghanistan since 1986 and began working in Iraq after the start of the 2003 conflict. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear about the reality from the ground.
Alverno College

Fourth Freedom Forum

United Nations Foundations

UWM Union

Brady Corp.

Milwaukee Public Television

US Bank

Wisconsin Public Television

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Date/Time
October 12, 2004
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location
UWM Union - Wisconsin Room
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $0 / $0
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $0 / $0
Students: $0 / $0