Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2011
This podcast was recorded at the RSC Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture on 16 November 2011. The lecture was delivered by Mr Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees at the Examination Schools, University of Oxford. The Harrell-Bond Lecture is held annually in honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, founding former director of Refugee Studies Centre and of the academic field of refugee studies or forced migration studies.
Filippo Grandi serves as Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). He was appointed to this post by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon in 2010. Prior to this Filippo Grandi served as Deputy Commissioner-General from 2005.