National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing on Humanitarian Crises in Afghanistan, Syria and Mali With Peter Maurer

Apr 04, 2013, 11:54 ET from National Press Club

International Red Cross President Peter Maurer to Offer Latest

on Humanitarian Crises in Afghanistan, Syria and Mali

Peter Maurer
President, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Thursday, April 11 at 10 a.m.
Fourth Estate Room, National Press Club

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afghanistan, Syria and Mali – each country is experiencing armed conflicts that are causing death, destruction of infrastructure and, in some cases, the flight of refugees into neighboring countries.

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Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will give a first-hand update on the humanitarian situation in each of those countries and illustrate some of the key challenges the ICRC faces when responding to acute humanitarian crises amid contemporary armed conflicts.

This National Press Club Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Fourth Estate Restaurant on the 13th floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC.

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