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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, the Center of International Conflict Resolution, the Humanitarian Affairs Working Group, and the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Program on Humanitarian Affairs present:
“To Syria and Back: Why We Must Not Give Up”
with Jean-Marie Guéhenno
Director, Center of International Conflict Resolution
Assistant Director, SIWPS
Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, SIPA
and discussant Dipali Mukhopadhyay
Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA
From March to July of this year, Professor Guéhenno served as the Deputy Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on Syria, working with former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to lead a UN observer mission and seek a negotiated resolution to the conflict. Please join Prof. Guéhenno and Prof. Mukhopadhyay, an expert in international security, as they discuss the current situation in Syria and the role of international intervention in the ongoing civil war.