Former United Nations Peacekeeping Commander to Speak at Penn

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Media Contact:Debbie Yunker | | 215-898-7391
Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151 February 21, 2012

WHO:            Romeo Dallaire, former commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda

WHAT:          “When Humanity Fails: Lessons from the U.N. General Who Tried to Stop the Rwandan Genocide”

WHEN:          Feb. 27, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Zellerbach Theatre

                        37th and Walnut streets

Romeo Dallaire will share his experience as commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He will address issues of moral leadership and the responsibility of the global community in preventing mass atrocities today. 

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