Thanks to Margaret Wong's Support UN Diplomat Speaks at Case Western Reserve University
Martijn Dalhuijsen, from the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, gave a talk at Case Western Reserve University on November 17th. The UN’s Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is in charge of leading international efforts on the ground during humanitarian emergencies. Mr. Dalhuijsen spoke with Case students about the state of humanitarian aid and humanitarian interventions in 2014. Margaret Wong has been an active supporter of the global health and emergency medicine program at Case for several years. An Administrative Management Officer for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Martijn Dalhuijsen is a winner of the 2011 Humanitarian Innovation Award. Martijn has participated in a variety of aid missions in Africa and Asia. Prior to joining OCHA, Martijn worked as a Human Rights Officer with Shell, the European Commission and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Martijn promotes use of public transport, especially trains, boats and bicycles. When not attending to crises around the world, Martijn attends international events, and explores national parks. He speaks English, French, German, Dutch and Chinese.