Mirjana Spoljaric: From Gaza to Ukraine and Syria – the challenges of humanitarian action in today’s intractable conflicts

by | Nov 8, 2023

Trinity College has a an exciting programme of timely Trinity Talks scheduled for its second season of Events at Trinity addressing a range of pressing topics facing societies today.

 

Mirjana Spoljaric: From Ukraine to Syria – the challenges of humanitarian action in today’s intractable conflicts
Tuesday 28 November 2023, 5pm, de Jager Auditorium, Levine Building, Trinity College Oxford, Broad Street, OX1 3BH

Millions of people are facing humanitarian crises after years of warfare and instability. As the International Committee of the Red Cross marks its 160th year of humanitarian action, its President Mirjana Spoljaric describes the challenges posed by contemporary armed conflicts. Mandated through the Geneva Conventions, the Committee works to ensure humanitarian protection and assistance, taking action in response to emergencies as a neutral, impartial and independent organisation.

Please join us. There will be plenty of time for Q&A too.

The Levine Café is available for refreshment before and after the talk.

Tickets: £10 / £5 (students)

For more information and booking: www.trinity.ox.ac.uk/events-at-trinity

And while you are here, you will be interested to know about a discussion taking place in the New Year addressing the challenges facing NATO and it’s relevance on the organisations 75th Anniversary…

 

 

NATO 75th Anniversary: Time to retire of strengthen?
Wednesday 6 March 2024, 5pm, de Jager Auditorium, Levine Building, Trinity College Oxford, Broad Street, OX1 3BH

April 2024 marks the 75th Anniversary of NATO – the transatlantic alliance as prominent in the Cold War as in the Ukraine conflict today. Its changing political initiatives, military operations, and burgeoning membership from 12 to 31 countries (and counting!) reflect its enduring significance. Helping to explain NATO’s foundations and current role are security studies expert Professor Patrick Porter, scholar and military veteran of NATO missions Seth Johnston, and former senior Army commander and foreign policy expert Jonathan Shaw.

Tickets: £10 / £5 (students)

For more information and booking: www.trinity.ox.ac.uk/events-at-trinity

In addition to Trinity Talks, there are sensational concerts to enjoy as part of Trinity Recitals, and also Garden Tours for visitors to explore the famous gardens of Trinity to celebrate the return of Spring.

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