The EU Response to Deadly Conflict: Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine

Friday, October 31, 2014

Time:  12:30pm - 2:00pm

Location: International Affairs Building, Room 1219, Columbia University

The discussion will feature a welcome by Alexander Cooley (Professor of Political Science and Chair at Barnard College; Deputy Director for Social Sciences Programming at the Harriman Institute) and will be moderated by David Phillips (Director, Program on Peace-Building and Rights at Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights).

Ana Gomes is a member of the European Parliament since 2004.  She is a full member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and of the Subcommittee for Security and Defence, as well as a full member of the Delegation for the relations with the United States and the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean.  She is a substitute member on the Foreign Affairs Committee and on the Subcommittee on Human Rights. Ms. Gomes has been Rapporteur for Libya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the PCA with Indonesia, on "EU CBRN Action Plan" report, the "Maritime Dimension of CSDP" report, on "Human Rights and Corruption" report, etc.  Her work focuses on foreign affairs, namely security and defense and human rights, justice and home affairs, fight against tax havens and corruption, and the rule of law.

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Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Harriman Institute, Columbia University