The earthquake is over, but the struggle continues today. The January 2010 earthquake killed 220,000 and left 25% of Haitians displaced. Today, 370,000 Haitians remain in displacement camps. Join the UNDP, Fordham, and Social Tap to reconstruct and promote sustainability and development.
Organized by: GSSS, GSAS, IIHA (The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs), and Social Tap, Inc.
United Nations Development Project (UNDP)
The Institute for Women and Girls (GSS)
Fordham Graduate Program in International Political Economy & Development (IPED)
Fordham University Campus Ministry
International Health Awareness Network (IHAN)
Dates and Locations:
Friday, November 15th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. UN Headquarters Delegates Dining
Saturday, November 16th, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fordham University Lincoln Center, 12th Floor
For more information and to register: Please visit the event website.
Thursday, October 17th, 2013 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. "Gold Fever Screening at Fordham University" Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Institute, the History Department, and the Institute for International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University.
Location: South Lounge
Lowenstein Center, Fordham College Lincoln Center
113 West 60th Street, New York, New York 10023
On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA), the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Institute, and the History Department of Fordham University came together to host the screening of the award-winning documentary, Gold Fever. The film was followed by a discussion featuring filmmaker Andrew Sherburne, Oxfam America's Sofia Vergara, and Boston University Professor Renata Keller.
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. "Current Humanitarian Challenges –
Two Perspectives: Switzerland and the ICRC" Sponsored by the the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York
Location: 12th-floor Lounge
E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center
Lowenstein Center, Fordham College Lincoln Center 113 West 60th Street, New York, New York 10023 ___________________________________________
Panel Discussion: 2:00 p.m.
Ambassador François Barras, Consul General of Switzerland in New York
Brendan Cahill, Executive Director
Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, Fordham University
Ambassador Manuel Bessler, Head of the Humanitarian Aid Department
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Walter Füllemann, Head of Delegation to the United Nations
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Larry Hollingworth, Visiting Professor of Humanitarian Studies
Humanitarian Programs Director, Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, Fordham University