Protecting People with Technology: Modernizing U.N. Peacekeeping
A conversation with Dr. Walter Dorn, author of “Keeping Watch: Monitoring, Technology & Innovation in UN Peace Operations”
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: The Stimson Center
1111 19th St., NW, 12th Floor
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Featured Speaker: Dr. Walter Dorn, professor of defence studies at the Royal Military College of Canada and the Canadian Forces College.
Moderator: Sarah Williamson, managing director, Protect the People
As U.N. peace operations are asked and expected to do more in increasingly complex and dangerous environments, this discussion with Dr. Dorn will explore the challenges and opportunities of leveraging a broad spectrum of technologies to enable U.N. peace operations to more effectively and safely protect civilians.
Dr. Walter Dorn has also taught at the Pearson Centre and as a visiting professional in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. He has served with the United Nations Mission in East Timor, the United Nations in Ethiopia, at U.N. headquarters as a training adviser and as a consultant with the U.N. Department of Peacekeeping Operations. His book “Keeping Watch: Monitoring, Technology, and Innovation in UN Peace Operations” was published in 2011 by U.N. University Press. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing.
For more information, contact Aditi Gorur at [email protected] or 202-478-3445.