Peace, Conflict and the United Nations

Guest speaker Lance Clark.Lessons on peace and conflict from the UN.

Lance Clark is a former non-governmental organization and United Nations official and Ambassador with 35 years of experience in international work.  His career focused on emergency relief in conflicts, forcible displacements, early warning of conflicts, and peace operations and peace building. This included working in places such as Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Iraq, Chechnya, Georgia (former USSR), Bosnia, Kosovo, Serbia, and other countries. He has served in the United Nations, the Refugee Policy Group, Save the Children, the International Rescue Committee, and the Peace Corps. He is currently doing advocacy on Climate Change and National Security.  He has a BA degree in History from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Social Psychology from Cornell University. He and his wife Nancy, an international development professional, now live in Hague, New York.


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