Panel Discussion: Violence & Humanitarian Health Responders in Complex Crises
Unintentional and deliberate violence directed at humanitarian actors is real and becoming all too common. The intersection that is evident between non-governmental humanitarian responders and militaries in complex crises, as well as the currency and pertinence of the topic, make this is a valuable conversation to bring to the USU community. This event is designed as a follow-up to the December 2016 Global Health Security Forum held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) under the title: In the Crosshairs: The Surge of Violence against the Health Sector(link is external). The expert panel will include senior DoD and NGO representatives, presenting their perspectives and engaging the audience in dialogue.
Date: Wednesday 3 May 2017, 1400-1530
Location: Uniformed Services University, Building B, Main Cafeteria
Attendees: USU Faculty, Staff, & Students; Select Invitees.
1400 -1405 Welcome and Introduction (CAPT Paul Reed, Doctrine & Strategic Partnership Division Director, CGHE)
1405 - 1410 Opening Remarks (Dr. Richard W. Thomas, President, USU)
1410 - 1415 Topic Overview (RADM (ret) Thomas Cullison, Senior Advisor, CGHE)
1415 - 1420 Trailer of the CSIS-produced documentary, "The New Barbarism"
1420 - 1500 Panel Discussion (Justin Kenny, Film Producer, Small Footprint Films, "The New Barbarism" Producer / Mark Swayne, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Stability & Health Affairs, Jason Mills, Government Liaison, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF))
1500 - 1525 Moderated Questions & Answers (CAPT Paul Reed, CGHE)
1525 - 1530 Closing Remarks (CAPT Glendon Diehl, Director, CGHE)