Situation in Darfur

A forum discussed the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. 

Kenneth Bacon gave a speech entitled “On Our Watch” discussing the… read more

A forum discussed the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. 

Kenneth Bacon gave a speech entitled “On Our Watch” discussing the situation in Darfur and issuing a call to action to the students in the audience. Peter Bechtold gave “An Introduction to the Problem” with a brief overview of the history of the region. He asserted, based on his 40 years of experience in the Sudan, that the situation in Darfur is not a genocide. Colin Thomas-Jensen discussed “How is the International Community Responding?". He discussed what the international community has done in Darfur, and what they should do in the future. Peter Bechtold and Colin Thomas-Jensen answered questions from the audience and debated whether or not the situation in Darfur is a genocide. Justin Zorn finished the program by discussing "What can you do?” about the opportunities to help that are available to high school and college students. 

The Youth Forum on Human Rights and the Crisis in Darfur was held by the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. at the World Bank for area high school students and educators. close

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  • Bacon, Kenneth President Refugees International
  • Bechtold, Peter Chairman Emeritus Foreign Service Institute->Near East and North Africa Area Studies
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Program ID:
203572-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 11, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2008

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  • Jan 11, 2008 | 11:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2008 | 4:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2008 | 1:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2008 | 5:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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