US Institute of Peace President Lindborg to speak at Humphrey School

Building Peace in a Fragile World
United States Institute of Peace
President Nancy Lindborg
Tuesday, April 12
5 to 6:15 p.m.
Humphrey Forum at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis


Nancy Lindborg is the president of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), an independent institution founded by Congress to provide practical solutions for preventing and resolving violent conflict around the world.

Nancy Lindborg has spent most of her career working in fragile and conflict affected regions around the world. Prior to joining USIP, she served as the assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) at USAID. From 2010 through early 2015, Lindborg led USAID teams focused on building resilience and democracy, managing and mitigating conflict, and providing urgent humanitarian assistance.  She has led DCHA teams in response to the ongoing Syria Crisis, the droughts in Sahel and Horn of Africa, the Arab Spring, the Ebola response, and numerous other global crises.

This event is co-sponsored by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and Global Minnesota.
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