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The State of the World’s Refugees: From Indifference to Solidarity

Speaker: António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations
Presider: George E. Rupp, President, International Rescue Committee
May 31, 2012

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres discusses the current state of the world's refugees.

This meeting is part of the Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture series, which was established by the Council and the family of Arthur C. Helton, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations who died in the August 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad. The Helton Lectureship is an annual event at which one or more speakers address pressing issues in the broad field of human rights and humanitarian concerns.


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