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Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Jean-Marie Guéhenno To Give Sherrill Lecture Dec. 15
Jean-Marie Guéhenno will deliver the 2008-2009 Sherrill Lecture on Monday, December 15, at Yale Law School. Guéhenno is Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations. He will speak on “Peacekeeping: Testing the Limits of the Concept of an International Community.” The lecture begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. A reception will follow in the Alumni Reading Room.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno has served as Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the U.N. since 2000. He led the biggest expansion of peacekeeping in the history of the United Nations, supporting the deployment of some 130,000 personnel in 18 different operations. He has been at the forefront of efforts to address the conflicts of Africa, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Darfur, as well as strategic challenges from Afghanistan to Kosovo and Georgia.
Before joining the United Nations, Guéhenno served in the French Government and in the private sector. He has published articles in many newspapers and magazines and is the author of The End of the Nation-State. He has also taught extensively, including as a professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris.
He is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Superieure, the Institut d’Eudes Politiques, and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration.
The Sherrill Lecture features distinguished visitors with special expertise in international law and international relations.