The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will sponsor a public lecture, "Witness to Genocide in Sudan," by Mukesh Kapila, former United Nations Resident Coordinator for Sudan. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, October 16, at 4:30 p.m. in 016 Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus. The event is free and open to the public.
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.