2019

2019 Jul 19

Lunch Discussion on the Rohingya Displacement Crisis with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, AK Abdul Momen

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School

The Ash Center cordially invites you to a lunch discussion of the Rohingya displacement crisis with the Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, The Honorable Abul Kalam (A.K.) Abdul Momen, MC/MPA 1979.

David Dapice, Senior Economist with the Vietnam and Myanmar Programs at the Ash Center and Ninette Kelley, director of the New York office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will serve as respondents. This event is open to the public, and no RSVP is necessary.

 

 

 

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