Event Date: January 25, 2010 - 11:30 am Location: Social Science Building, 120 University pvt, Room 4004
A talk by Caty Clement, Geneva Centre for Security Policy.
Free. Registration is not required. This event will be in French and English.
Caty Clément has worked extensively on conflict and mediation both as an academic and a practitioner with a strong Africa focus. Dr Clément has been a regional expert at the UN Security Council group of Experts investigation violations of the DRC Arms Embargo. She was already well acquainted with the Central Africa Region, having directed the Great Lakes Project for the International Crisis Group. At the World Bank Fragile States Unit (LICUS), she developed a toolkit of early warning indicators of state fragility and was a team leader in the Central African Republic on DDR. As an academic, Dr Clément currently teaches a course on Comparative Political Systems at the University of Geneva and is a board member of the Henry Dunant Foundation. She was a fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School (at the Belfer Center on International Security and the World Peace Foundation) and a Professor of Political Science at the University of Louvain. Dr Clément is a full-time Faculty Member in Mediation at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy in Geneva and was also co-Director of the New Issues in Security Course. She teaches on Fragile States, Peacebuilding, Mediation, and Africa. She has also Directed the African Peacebuilding Training Course.