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CIC Victoria: Politics in the Pub: Au Mali, la paix impossible? (In Mali, the impossible peace?)

September 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Speakers’ Biographies

Ms. Corey Levine is a human rights and peacebuilding policy expert, researcher and writer. She has worked in conflict areas for more than twenty years, including in Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, East Timor and Palestine with non-governmental, as well as bilateral and multilateral organizations, including the UNHCR, UNICEF, OSCE, CIDA, Amnesty International and CARE International. She has written for the Ottawa Citizen, Embassy Magazine, This Magazine and Huffington Post Canada. From November 2016 – November 2017, she was the International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Gender Advisor for the European Union Military Training Mission in Mali. Recently, Corey was retained by the Canadian Armed Forces to provide a paper and expert briefing on the existing structure and mechanisms in place to assist victims of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CSRV) in Mali.

Scott Usborne is a retired army officer who served over 30 years in the Canadian Army. Scott has deployed overseas with the United Nations to Sierra Leone and the Golan Heights in Israel and with NATO to Afghanistan. Scott is an avid student of counter-insurgency and is currently the Vice-President of the Victoria Branch of the Royal United Services Institute.


Registration will commence three weeks prior to the event

CIC Member Price: $20.00
CIC Student Member Price: $20.00
CIC Young Professional Member Price: $20.00
Non-Member Price: $20.00
Non-Member Student Price: $20.00

Contact person: Roger Love – cicpip2018@gmail.com


September 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
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Sticky Wicket Pub, Strathcona Hotel
919 Douglas Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C2 Canada
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