Colloquium "Humanitarian Intervention and the New Ethical Diplomacy"

March 16, 2001, Ghent, Belgium
Het Pand - Cultural and Congress Centre of the University of Ghent

13h30 -14h00 Registration / Welcome

14h00 Opening remarks

bulletWords of welcome from Prof. Dr. Rudy Doom, Dean Faculty Political and Social Sciences, Universiteit Gent
bulletOpening address by Ambassador Jacques Bilodeau
bulletKeynote address by Mr. Guy Tousignant, Secretary General, CARE International
bulletIntroduction of guest speakers and panellists by Prof. Dr. Leen d'Haenens, Studiegenootschap Canada - Flemish Association for Canadian Studies

14h45 1st session - Conflict Prevention, Human Security, Role of the Media
bulletChair: Mr. Peter Verlinden, Director Foreign News Desk, VRT
bulletIntroductory remarks by:
bulletProf. Dr. Rudy Doom, Universiteit Gent
bulletProf. Dr. Keith Krause, Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva
bulletTopic open to the panel for discussion, followed by Q&A's from the audience Participants
bulletMr. Christian Dietrich, International Peace lnformation Service
bulletMrs. Marianne Libert, co-writer of "L'exigence humanitaire. Le devoir d'ingérence"
bulletProf. Dr. Jef Verschueren, Universiteit Antwerpen

16h15 - 16h30 Coffee break

16h30 2nd session - New Ethical Diplomacy: Humanitarian Intervention
bulletChair: Dr. Rob McRae, Deputy Permanent Representative, Canadian Joint Delegation to NATO
bulletIntroductory remarks by:
bulletProf. Dr. Rik Coolsaet, Universiteit Gent
bulletProf. Dr. Charles-Philippe David, Université du Québec à Montréal
bulletTopic open to the panel for discussion, followed by Q&A's from the audience Participants:
bulletProf. Dr. Gustaaf Geeraerts, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
bulletMr. Thierry Germond, Head of Mission/UE, International Committee of the Red Cross
bulletMe Pierre Legros, Avocats sans Frontières, co-writer of "L'exigence humanitaire. Le devoir d'ingérence"
bulletProf. Dr. Erika Simpson, University of Western Ontario

18h00 End of the Colloquium

Colloquium "Humanitarian Intervention and the New Ethical Diplomacy" - Studiegenootschap Canada