Sunday, September 30, 2007

End of the Month Security Briefs

The Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at Harvard University, in cooperation with the Graduate Institute on International Studies (HEI) in Geneva, has a new Web site devoted to non-state, armed groups.

Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, British Columbia) is seeking a scholar to fill the Simons Chair in International Law and Human Security. Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2007. Go here and scroll to the bottom for more information.

Mine Awareness International is offering a two day course on mines, UXOs and IEDs in London, November 17 and 18 (additional classes will be available elsewhere). For more information, visit their Web site.

Best wishes to Bob Macpherson, former CARE US security director and up until last week, interim security director for CARE International. After many years of service with CARE, Bob is retiring. His presence in the security world will be greatly missed.


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