Humanitarian call to action.

by Cyrus R. Vance

Publisher: Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs in Washington

Written in English
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  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Cambodia.,
  • Cambodia -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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SeriesCurrent policy - Dept. of State ; no. 106
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL15234781M

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The Call to Action on Protection from Gender-based Violence in Emergencies, currently led by the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, is a global initiative aimed at fundamentally transforming the way gender-based violence is addressed in humanitarian emergencies through collective action. The roundtable will enable. In the highly acclaimed bestselling A Call to Action, President Jimmy Carter addresses the world's most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: the ongoing discrimination and violence against women and girls. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. A powerful, moving, and substantive book that puts leadership in the hands of everyday people. LaFasto and Larson’s work is grounded in theory yet crystal clear in describing the core dimensions of humanitarian leadership. This book expands the domain of leadership and encourages all of us to make life better in some way for others.

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