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Georgetown Hosts Panel Discussion on International Ban on Landmines

February 24, 2011

  • Professor Ken Rutherford (S'91,G'00), Director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery, James Madison University

  • Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Laureate (1997)

  • Stephen D. Goose, Executive Director of the Arms Division, Human Rights Watch

Georgetown will sponsor a panel discussion on the United States and the International Ban on Landmines.

As the U.S. landmine policy review by the Obama Administration enters its second year, this panel of experts will discuss their mission to convince the United States to relinquish antipersonnel landmines and accede to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty.  Ken Rutherford will discuss his new book,  Disarming States: The International Movement to Ban Landmines.  A book signing will take place after the panel discussion.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 1 at 6:15pm
WHERE: Copley Formal Lounge
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057
SPONSORS: Georgetown University Department of Government, Lecture Fund of Georgetown University, Georgetown University Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, and the United States Campaign to Ban Landmines
Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on
Rachel M Pugh


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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