On Wednesday (April 27) Candace Rondeaux , International Crisis Group’s senior analyst based in Kabul, will visit West Virginia University. She will address the ongoing conflict and stabilization efforts in Afghanistan in a talk titled: “Afghanistan: Exit versus Engagement.”

The talk will be at 6 p.m. in the Monongahela Room of the Mountainlair. A reception featuring Afghan cuisine will follow. Rondeaux will meet with students, faculty and administrators during her visit.

Before joining ICG in 2009, Rondeaux was the Islamabad/Kabul bureau chief for “The Washington Post” and has covered criminal justice issues in Maryland and Virginia. She was part of a team of Pulitzer Prize winning reporters, photographers and editors who helped cover the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007.

The event is sponsored by the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs of International and Global Outreach.

For more information, contact Vivien Exartier, WVU’s Office of Multicultural Programs coordinator at vivien.exartier@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-0890.



CONTACT: Vivien Exartier, Office of Multicultural Programs
304-293-0890: vivien.exartier@mail.wvu.edu