The Role of the United Nations in Fighting International Terrorism
A public lecture by Alex Schmid
Monday, April 10, 2006
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Public Policy Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Alex P. Schmid held the Synthesis Chair on Conflict Resolution at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Taught International Relations at the Department of Political Sciences of Leiden University where he also acted as Research Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Research Programme on Causes of Human Rights Violations (PIOOM). Einstein Fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. Authored and edited more than 140 publications, including the award-winning 'Political Terrorism'. Former Executive Board member of the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme.
Since 1999, A. P. Schmid served as Officer-in-Charge of the United Nations’ Terrorism Prevention Branch in Vienna where he currently holds the position of a Senior Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer. Dr. Schmid is a Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of the Netherlands and a Member of the World Society of Victimology.