Past Event

Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

Fri, Feb 25 2011 - 12:00pm Add to google calendar

Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

Bob Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause
Charles R. Bailey, Director, Ford Foundation Special Initiative on Agent Orange/Dioxin

Wars don’t end when the guns fall silent. Thirty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, the legacy of Agent Orange - dioxin contaminated soils and a heavy burden of disability on people in Vietnam as well as on American veterans - continues to be a challenge. Recent progress, however, has created a window of opportunity for the U.S. to intensify its effort in a shared commitment to reduce the public health impact in Vietnam. Drawing on extensive experience in today’s Vietnam, the speakers will show how this is a humanitarian concern that we can do something about.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources/Health & Medicine
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program
Cost: MEMBERS FREE
, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Bill Grant