Thursday, October 27, 2016
3:00PM – 6:00PM
Room L08 (Gropius), Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Two U.N. Diplomats will address and reflect on issues of conflict prevention and postwar recovery. The presentation will examine, through case studies, challenges and opportunities for peace building.
This event is hosted by MDes Risk & Resilience.
Eran Nagan is the First Secretary – Development, Humanitarian Affairs and Human Rights Section at the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations
Gizem Sucuoglu is a Senior Program Manager at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. Her area of expertise lies in the field of peacebuilding, conflict prevention, urban policy, international and regional organizations, Turkey, the Balkans, Middle East and South Asia. Prior to joining CIC, she worked at the United Nations, on the 2015 Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture. She has held past positions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, and Afghanistan as a career diplomat in the Turkish Foreign Service. Gizem holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kent at Canterbury.
The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission base in Gao, Mali. Photo by Malkit Shoshan, 2016.