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IPS - Bruce Jones - Nation Building: A U.S. Responsibility?
Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Order Initiative, Brookings Institution; Director of the Center on International Cooperation, New York University

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bruce Jones

Dr. Bruce Jones is Director and Senior Fellow of the NYU Center on International Cooperation, and Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Insecurity Program at the Brookings Institution. Currently, he is also the Senior External Advisor for the World Bank’s World Development Report 2011 on Conflict, Security and Development, and in March 2010 was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General as a member of the Senior Advisory Group to guide the Review of International Civilian Capacities.

Prior to assuming the Directorship of the Center, Dr. Jones served in several capacities at the United Nations. He was Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary-General during the UN reform effort leading up to the World Summit 2005, and in the same period was Acting Secretary of the Secretary-General’s Policy Committee. In 2004-2005, he was Deputy Research Director of the High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change. From 2000-2002 he was Special Assistant to the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process; and held assignments in the UN Interim Mission in Kosovo, and in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics; and was Hamburg Fellow in Conflict Prevention at Stanford University. He is the author of several book chapters and journal articles on US strategy, global order, the Middle East, peacekeeping, post-conflict peace building, and strategic coordination.

Part of the International Perspectives Series

In partnership with

American Jewish Committee
Time: 11:30 AM
12:00 PM
Program & Luncheon
Place: MAP Rosewood Crescent Hotel
400 Crescent Ct.
Dallas, TX 75201
Tickets: $45
Members* & Guests

*Member price includes Members of the Council and the American Jewish Committee.
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