The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a Crisis Diplomacy lunch seminar on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. Humanitarian expert and international aid diplomat Mukesh Kapila will be the featured speaker, and will discuss the question, "why do gobal institutions fail to prevent and protect against mass atrocities?" Lunch will be served at the session. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.
Mukesh Kapila is a medical doctor, humanitarian expert, and international aid diplomat. A veteran of humanitarian crisis and ethnic cleansing in Iraq, Rwanda, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, Kapila was appointed in 2003 as the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Sudan. As chief of operations for the country, he ran the UN’s largest aid effort in the world. In Darfur, Kapila documented and drew international attention to the atrocities being committed there. He is the author of Against a Tide of Evil.