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Friday, February 14, 2014
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Carr Center Conference Room (Rubenstein 219)
Harvard Kennedy School of Government
"Peacekeeping and Transitional Justice”
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
From 1998-2000, Rob Wilkinson was posted in Angola as a Human Rights Officer with the United Nations Department for Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), monitoring breaches of the Peace Accord and working on projects in both rebel and government held territories. He will discuss his experiences peacekeeping and transitional justice in Angola with 15 years of hindsight.
Rowland, Todd. "UN Human Rights Field Presence as Proactive Instrument of Peace and Social Change: Lessons from Angola," Human Rights Quarterly, Volume 26, Number 1, February 2004, pp. 1-28.
More about Rob Wilkinson:
Rob Wilkinson is a very experienced practitioner who has been on the faculty of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy since 2009, where he focuses on the relationship between international development, conflict resolution, and human rights. He has held senior staff positions in OXFAM, the United Nations Department for Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID). At OXFAM he was Senior Regional Policy Advisor on conflict and development for East and Central Africa, and then a lead advisor for a 9-country World Bank program on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants. In DFID he was the Senior Adviser on Conflict, responsible for all of conflict specialists globally, before becoming the Head of the Policy and Research Division Cabinet, which led development of all DFID’s thematic policy and research work.
- View Rob Wilkinson's complete CV (as PDF)