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PETER GASTROW at the Columbia Seminar on the Problem of Peace

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House 2nd floor, room 3

The Columbia Seminar on the Problem of Peace presents:

"Transnational Organized Crime, Fragile States, and the Sahel Region"

A talk by Peter Gastrow

Free and open to the public

Peter Gastrow is director of programs at the International Peace Institute. His research and policy work focuses on transnational organized crime and related threats and involves a review of the current international framework for countering organized crime. He forms part of the Coping with Crisis program and focuses on multilateral responses to new transnational security threats. Peter joined IPI in 2009 from South Africa, where he was Cape Town director of the Institute for Security Studies and served as an advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa.

The talk is free and open to the public, but please register by writing to saw2156@columbia.edu.

An optional dinner will precede the talk. We will dine in Columbia's Faculty House at 6:30 pm. Meals, buffet style, cost $25 (cash or check), and wine comes compliments of the seminar. Register for dinner at saw2156@columbia.edu. If you sign up, please provide two days' notice if you cannot attend.


Roy Lee
Seminar Chair

Stephen Wertheim
Seminar Rapporteur