10 23 07 | 6-9PM | UNSP: CHILD SOLDIERS-THE SILENT COST OF WAR: WHAT HAS THE UNITED NATIONS DONE FOR THEM?
The UN Studies Program, the Institute of African Studies, the Humanitarian Affairs Program, the International Conflict Resolution Program and the Human Rights Concentration invite you to a panel discussion entitled, "Child Soldiers – The Silent Cost of War: What Has the United Nations Done For Them?"
Ishmael Beah, Former child soldier in Sierra Leone and author of Long Way Gone (Memoirs of a Boy Soldier)
Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert, Permanent Representative of France to the UN and Chairman, Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict
Nicolas Michel, Under-Secretary General, Department of Legal Affairs, UN
Hilde F. Johnson, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF
Jo Becker, Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch
Tonderai Chikuhwa, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict.
Elisabeth Lindenmayer, Acting Director, UN Studies Program, SIPA.
The event is co-sponsored by The Institute of African Studies, The Humanitarian Affairs Program, The International Conflict Resolution Program and The Human Rights Concentration.
Location: Columbia University
International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY, Room 1501
Contact: For more, contact Steven Vigil email@example.com.