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When peacekeepers put lives at risk

27 Jul 2006
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The ethical duty of Rowan Gillies, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is simple: in crisis-affected countries, he goes to the person who is most sick, regardless of race, religion, politics or sex. Executing the task in the field, however, becomes dangerous and complicated when peacekeeping forces and government-linked humanitarian groups interfere in dispensing humanitarian aid. Dr Gillies' Sydney Ideas lecture can be heard by PODCAST.

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2006
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