• Managing the Safety and Security of UN Missions

Claude Bruderlein

March 12, 2009
6:30-8:00p,
Munce Conference Room, Archer 110
20 Derne Street, Boston
Suffolk University

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Claude Bruderlein is the Director of the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, an international research and policy program based at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been engaged in international humanitarian protection since 1985. After obtaining a B.A. in economics and political science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, he was granted a law degree from the University of Geneva Law School, with a specialization in International Law. He then served with the International Committee of the Red Cross as a delegate in Iran, Israel and the Occupied Territories, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Yemen. In 1996, Mr. Bruderlein received a Master's degree in Law from Harvard Law School and was admitted to the New York Bar. That same year, he joined the United Nations in New York as Special Advisor on Humanitarian Affairs. He worked particularly on humanitarian access in Afghanistan and North Korea. In September 2003, he was appointed as a member of the Independent Panel on the Safety and Security of the United Nations Personnel in Iraq. His research interests include international humanitarian law, humanitarian protection, security management and human security.
Dr. Bruderlein holds a BA McGill University (Montreal), a Licence es droit (Geneva) and an LL.M. Harvard Law School.


 

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