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President of the International Rescue Committee

David Miliband

Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time
(2018/2019 Lectures)

Wed, Nov 7
7:30 PM
$20 - $35 : General Public
$10 : UCSB Students (Current student ID required)
Available on the Word of Mouth series

“We can rescue the dignity and hopes of refugees and displaced people. And if we help them, in the process we will rescue our own values.” – David Miliband

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband is the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest refugee aid agencies, providing humanitarian relief to displaced persons in more than 40 war-affected countries. He is a global leader in confronting an unprecedented crisis: 65 million refugees are afflicted by war and famine, from Afghanistan and Myanmar to Syria and Somalia. Miliband’s recent book, Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time, shows what can be done, not only by governments with the power to change policy but by citizens with the urge to change lives.

Courtesy of Chaucer's, books will be available for purchase and signing

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Presented in association with the UCSB Department of Global Studies

Event Sponsor: The Muller Family

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