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    Newsmakers with Rajiv Shah

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah talked about the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Congress was being asked to…

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    Humanitarian Situation in Gaza

    Jan Eliasson and John Ging spoke to reporters on the military conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. United Nations Deputy Secretary General Eliasson condemned the bombing of a…

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    U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border…

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    Nicole Lee on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Nicole Lee talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group designated by the U.S. State Department…

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    John Campbell on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group…

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    Syrian Civil War and Humanitarian Aid

    Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford talked about humanitarian efforts in Syria. Mr. Miliband urged members of the United…

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    Q&A with Ibis Sánchez-Serrano

    Ibis Sánchez-Serrano talked about his book, The World’s Health Care Crisis., on the problems of pharmaceutical companies and their effect on the world. He explained how the…

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    Book Discussion on Chasing Chaos

    Jessica Alexander talked about her book, Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid, in which she shares her experiences working for international aid agencies in Rwanda,…

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    Humanitarian Situation in Syria

    Neal Keny-Guyer spoke about the humanitarian situation resulting from the Syrian civil war. The United Nations estimated there would be more than 3 million refugees from the war by…

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    Humanitarian Aid in Syria

    Valerie Amos spoke by video link from Beirut, Lebanon, about the humanitarian crisis going on in Syria and neighboring countries. She said the United Nations was looking at contingency…

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    Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises

    Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s efforts to provide sustainable buildings and reconstruction projects after humanitarian…

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    Gene Sperling at Global Education Summit

    Gene Sperling talked about the challenges involved with providing education services for children in conflict zones, including the lack of education for girls in Afghanistan. He also…

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    Carol Bellamy on Education in Conflict Zones

    Carol Bellamy, former executive director of UNICEF, talked about education in conflict zones. This was a brief portion of her remarks during a plenary session of the United States Agency for…

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    Q&A with Medea Benjamin

    This week on Q & A, our guest is author and co-founder of CODEPINK, Medea Benjamin.  She discusses her new book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and explains why she believes…

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    Haitian Politics and International Aid Efforts

    Panelists talked about the current political system in Haiti and the effectiveness of international aid following the January 12, 2010, earthquake. Jonathan Katz, the only full-time…

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    Luis CdeBaca at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, ambassador at large for the State Department’s U.S. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, spoke about human trafficking. This was part of the…

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    Alice Hill at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Alice Hill, senior counselor to the secretary of homeland security, spoke about human trafficking. This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the…

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    Mira Sorvino at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Actress Mira Sorvino, a United Nations goodwill ambassador on human trafficking, spoke about her experiences, the changes in perceptions of human trafficking, and problems in the treatment…

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    Panel on Human Trafficking Prevention and Prosecution

    Officials from various government departments spoke about human trafficking. Panelists agreed that the chief aid in fighting human trafficking is through partnering with other federal…

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    Tony West at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West spoke about human trafficking. He talked about the Justice Department’s efforts to prosecute sex and forced labor cases in U.S.…

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