COVID-19 Virtual Lecture Series

In response to COVID-19, OLAM is proud to partner with Forum Dvorah, NATAN, SID Israel, Tel Aviv University’s International Program in Emergency and Disaster Management, and The Israeli School of Humanitarian Action on a virtual lecture series geared towards international development and humanitarian aid professionals. Zoom call-in details can be found below.

March 25, 13:30 EST

Topic: Pandemics in the Developing World – Lessons from the Ebola Response

Lecturer: Michal Bruck, CEO of NALA, worked for the UN World Food Program in Liberia during the Ebola Crisis.

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April 2, 13:30 EST

Topic: Human Rights in Times of Crisis

Lecturer: Adv. Tom Gal, Member of Forum Dvorah, specializes in Human Rights, International Criminal Law, and UN Institutions.

April 6, 11:00 EST

Topic: The Role of Community in Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Greece Case Study.

Lecturer: Naama Gorodischer, IsraAID Senior Director of Programs. Sarah Danby, IsraAID Greece Country Director.

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April 13, 11:00 EST

Topic: The Health Response for Asylum Seekers and Work Migrants – Responsibility of the State or the Philanthropy Sector?

Lecturer: Dr. Bruria Adini, Head of the Department of Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Tel Aviv University

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April 20, 11:00 EST

Topic: The Middle East in the Age of Coronavirus – Enmity and Cooperation

Lecturer: Col (res) Miri Eisin, Member of Forum Dvorah, Former PM Media Advisor, Intelligence Officer

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May 4, 11:00 EST

Topic: How South Korea is trying to win the “war” on the Corona virus.

Lecturer: Dr. Alon Levkowitz, Chair of Social Science and Cvics Department at Beit Berl College. Lecturer on Korea Studies at Bar-Ilan University.

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