How to Stay Optimistic in an Age of Crisis

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 6:15PM – 7:30PM (EDT)

Where: The Haven – 112 West Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

There is a growing sense that global risks are reaching an unprecedented scale—fifty-four civil wars or conflicts going on around the world, over 100 million people displaced, 258 million facing acute food insecurity or worse, and a growing climate crisis.

International Rescue Committee President David Miliband discusses humanitarian action today and how to find hope in our current moment of crisis. Milliband outlines a solutions-driven, action-oriented approach to propel the humanitarian sector forward.

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This event is co-sponsored by the International Rescue Committee, the Humanitarian Collaborative at the University of Virginia, and UVA Global.