Leitner Center event featuring IIHA Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow, Alex van Tulleken, M.D.

How to Use Humanitarian Aid: A Guide for Abusive States

  • Date: October 6, 2015
  • Location: Room 4-09, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023

Humanitarian Aid frequently brings desirable commodities and foreign currency into complex emergencies where powerful actors – abusive governments, rebel militias, private companies and others – have different and frequently competing agendas. A number of countries have been the target of humanitarian dollars for several decades and have become expert at manipulating humanitarian aid for their own purposes. Join the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice as IIHA Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow Alex Van Tulleken examines specific examples of this and the vulnerabilities that make it possible for NGOs and UN agencies to be co-opted into state abuses.

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