IHL Discussion: Humanitarian Perspective on Conflicts in the Sudan

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IHL Discussion: Humanitarian Perspective on Conflicts in the Sudan

IHL Discussion on Humanitarian Perspective on Conflicts in the Sudan

By American Red Cross International Services

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, June 15 · 2 - 3:30pm PDT



About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Join our International Humanitarian Law discussion, "Humanitarian Perspective on Conflicts in the Sudan" with special guest speaker Susan Burgess-Lent.

Susan Burgess-Lent is a veteran international aid worker, warrior for women’s rights, author, mentor, and public speaker. She is Founder and Executive Director of Women’s Center’s International, a non-profit that creates resource centers for women affected by conflict and poverty. She worked for the International Services Department for American Red Cross in Washington DC. She was Program Director of Darfur Peace and Development Organization (DPDO) from 2006 – 2010, providing support for schools and establishing two Women’s Centers in IDP camps in N. Darfur.

Her recent publications include:

Trouble Ahead: Dangerous Mission with Desperate People, nonfiction book (Amazon 2019)

The Women’s Centers Guide: Best Practices for Creating and Sustaining A Women’s Resource Center (2022)


For questions, please contact Jill Hofmann at jill.hofmann@redcross.org and/or Mia Fahad at mia.fahad@redcross.org.

This event is hosted and sponsored by the International Services Department of the American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region, Central Coast Chapter.

***International Services offers a free service called Restoring Family Links, a program that helps reconnect families who have been separated by armed conflict, disaster, or other humanitarian crisis.

The American Red Cross is tasked with teaching the public about International Humanitarian Law (IHL); a set of universal rules which place basic limits on how war is waged.

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