Upcoming talks to cover current state of world’s humanitarian sector

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs event flyerMartijn Dalhuijsen, from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), will give multiple talks to the campus community about the current state of the humanitarian sector in the world.

UN-OCHA is the supporting international agency on the ground during many natural and complex emergencies and assists coordination of international actors under the affected country’s government and ministry of health.

Dalhuijsen’s will give two talks Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building auditorium:

  • “Overview of Humanitarian Interventions in 2014”: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
  • “Overview of the State of the Aid Sector in 2015”: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

He will hold a Q&A session after his talks from 6 to 7 p.m.

He also will present “Overview of Career Opportunities in the International Aid Sector” Friday, Nov. 20, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Biomedical Research Building auditorium. A Q&A session will follow his talk from 6 to 7 p.m.

The Margaret Wong Foundation for Global Emergency Medicine Relief Training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center will sponsor the event.