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Ambassador Mark C. Storella - The Global Refugee Crisis – The Roles of Governments, Civil Society and International Organizations

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Ambassador Mark C. Storella on The Global Refugee Crisis – The Roles of Governments, Civil Society and International Organizations

Mark C. Storella, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that today 65 million people have been forcibly displaced from their homes, of which over 22 million are refugees who have fled to escape persecution and conflict. This unprecedented level of forced displacement requires a global response. Ambassador Storella will discuss the roles of governments, international organizations, and civil society organizations in this crisis.

Ambassador Mark Storella, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with over 30 years of diplomatic service, including as U.S. ambassador to Zambia and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. embassies in Belgium and Cambodia. He previously served as Senior Coordinator for Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons at U.S. Embassy Baghdad. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Open to the public. Open to the public. For more information, please contact Juanita Horan at 315.443.4927.

Sponsored by the Transnational NGO Initiative at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs 


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