Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Refugees in the Middle East

The Stevenson Center will host a program on the refugee situation in the Middle East:

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
Refugees in the Middle East

Karen AbuZayd will speak about the plight and promise of refugees caught in the Arab Spring. Ms. AbuZayd is the recently retired Commissioner General of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency), winner of a 2010 Spanish/Catalonia Peace Prize and a 2011 Golden Award with Star for Service to the Austrian Federal Republic. In her distinguished UN career, she oversaw education, health, social services and micro finance operations for UNRWA and emergency and repatriation operations for UNHCR in Namibia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Somalia and South Africa. She also served as the UNHCR Chief of Mission in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war.
  • Sunday
    November 13, 2011
    2 PM
  • The Stevenson Center on Democracy
    25200 N St Mary's Rd
    Mettawa (Libertyville), IL 60048
  • $15
  • Coffee and conversation following

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