Has Humanitarianism Drowned in the Mediterranean? Pam DeLargy


How the European Migration “Crisis” has challenged humanitarian standards.

Public lecture presented by Pam Delargy, Special advisor to United Nations special representative for Migration and International Development followed by a discussion with migration and public health experts.

MAY 16, 2017
with light refreshments

Venue Room 3.08, Floor 3
La Trobe University City Campus
360 Collins Street, Melbourne

Please RSVP below
Dr Pam DeLargy has spent twenty years engaged in UN humanitarian response, with particular attention to the needs of women and adolescents in emergency and conflict settings, and served in numerous countries in Africa and the Middle East. Most recently, she was Senior Advisor to the U.N. Special Representative for Migration, focussing primarily on policy responses to the cross-Mediterranean migration to Europe. Her graduate training was in political science and public health and she is a specialist on the Horn of Africa,


The visit of Dr Pam DeLargy and Professor Craig Calhoun is part of the La Trobe University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations and is jointly sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor, the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, and Thesis Eleven Centre.

This public event is sponsored by the Building Health Communities Research Focus Area.

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