|Event||Lunch w/Rick Barton, Asst Sec. of Conflict & Stabilization|
|When||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm|
|Where||Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center McGhee Library ICC 301|
|Ticket/RSVP||This event requires a ticket or RSVP|
November 28; 12:30-2:00pm; ICC 302P - Rick Barton, Assistant Secretary of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, US Dept. of State
Rick Barton is the Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the United States Department of State. Prior to this post, Barton served as the U.S. Representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in New York he works on development, peace building, climate change, human rights and related issues.
Over the past fifteen years Mr. Barton has served as the founding director of the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Transition Initiatives; Deputy High Commissioner of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR); professor and lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School; and as a Senior Adviser and Co-Director of the Post Conflict Reconstruction Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He has managed complex operations, directed strategic planning and built teams to improve the way that the United States and the international community approach the challenges of over 30 crisis places and fragile states in every part of the world.
Mr. Barton served on the Smart Power Commission, the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Assistance, and the Presidential Transition’s Development Assistance Agency Review team. He was the Chair of the Obama for President Subgroup on Post Conflict Reconstruction and co-chair of working groups at the United States Institute of Peace and for the Princeton Project on National Security.
A graduate of Harvard College (1971), Mr. Barton earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Boston University (1982), with an emphasis on Public Management. He received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Wheaton College of Massachusetts (2001).
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|Access||» This event is limited to Georgetown University students, faculty and staff.|
|Sponsors||Global Human Development|
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