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“In Ukraine We Need Peace,” with Former United Nations Assistant Secretary General, Michael von der Schulenburg

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Please join the Department of Political Science and Law (Minor in Global Security and Diplomacy) and RIGS (Research on Interdisciplinary Global Studies) for a virtual conversation with Michael von der Schulenburg, former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, who will be speaking about the need for peace in Ukraine on Thursday, April 21st at 5:30 p.m.. Mr. Schulenburg escaped East Germany in 1969, studied in Berlin, London and Paris and worked for over 34 years for the United Nations, in many countries in war or internal armed conflicts often involving fragile governments and armed non-state actors. These included long-term assignments in Haiti, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Sierra Leone and shorter assignments in Syria, the Balkan, Somalia, the Sahel, and Central Asia. In 2017, he published the book ‘On Building Peace – rescuing the Nation-State and saving the United Nations’.

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