• From Civil War to Fragile Democracy: The Role of the UN in Post-conflict Peace building in Cambodia

Stephen P. Marks

February 19, 2009
6:30-8:00p,
Munce Conference Room, Archer 110
20 Derne Street, Boston
Suffolk University

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Stephen P. Marks,  Docteur d’État, Dipl. IHEI
François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights
Harvard School of Public Health

Stephen Marks was in charge of Human Rights education, training and information for the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia in 1992-93 and has worked in other capacities for the UN. He serves a chair of the High Level Task Force on the Implementation of the Right to Development. Before coming to Harvard University, he directed the UN Studies Program at Columbia University.

Professor Marks's recent research has focused on integrating human rights into sustainable human development; biotechnology and human rights; impunity for mass atrocities; terrorism and human rights; cultural rights; tobacco control; and human rights education. He has published recent books, articles or book chapters in each of these areas.

He is the François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights Harvard School of Public Health and teaches human rights in the Faculty of Art and Science of Harvard College.

Among the publications, which Prof. Marks will be drawing on in his lecture, are :

Elusive Justice for the Victims of the Khmer Rouge, Journal of International Affairs, vol. 52, No. 2 (Spring 1999), pp. 691-718; and 
Preventing Humanitarian Crises Through Peace-Building and Democratic Empowerment: Lessons From Cambodia, Medicine and Global Survival, vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 208-218 (December 1994).

 


 

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