An Evening with Jean-Marie Guéhenno

An Evening with Jean-Marie Guéhenno
introduced by Gareth Evans

The Australian National University (ANU) in conjunction with the Australian Institute of International Affairs Victoria (AIIA Victoria) invites you to a unique opportunity to hear from our special international speaker: peacekeeping, global governance and transnational security threats expert Jean-Marie Guéhenno.

Jean-Marie Guéhenno is currently a Senior Advisor at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a member of the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation and since 2014, has been a Distinguished Fellow with the Brookings Institute.


He was the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for the funding of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and from 2014-17, he was the President and CEO of the International Crisis Group. From 2000-08 he was Undersecretary-General for peacekeeping operations at the UN, where he led the biggest expansion of peacekeeping in the history of the United Nations.


Before joining the United Nations, Guéhenno had a distinguished career in the French government and in the private sector. He was the director of policy planning in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1993. He has also been ambassador to the Western European Union, and chairman of the French Institute of Higher Defense Studies.

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA is Chancellor and an Honorary Professorial Fellow at The Australian National University. He was a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor Governments from 1983-96, in the posts of Attorney General, Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister for Transport and Communications and - from 1988-96 - Foreign Minister. From 2000 to 2009 he was President and CEO of the International Crisis Group.

Registration to this event is free for ANU alumni and members of the ANU community.

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