9:30 am EDT - 11:00 am EDT

Past Event

Global Hot Spots: Kosovo, Congo (DRC), the Sudan, Afghanistan, Bosnia …

Monday, September 21, 1998

9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

  • What is the status of the refugee emergencies in Kosovo, Congo (DRC), the Sudan, Afghanistan, Bosnia, and other countries?
  • What can international organizations do to address the growing crisis of internally displaced people, who now number 20 to 25 million?
  • What role can the United Nations, NGOs, state agencies, and the international media play in preventing and responding to humanitarian emergencies? How can these various players form cooperative multilateral coalitions?
  • What regions or countries could become flashpoints for the next humanitarian crisis?