24 Oct. The department of International Relations at the American University of Rome presents a lecture entitled "Access to the Danger Zone: How to Negotiate Your Way into Where it Counts" by Kostas Moschochoritis, General Director of Doctors Without Borders, on Wednesday 24 October from 18.40-20.30.
Appointed as General Director of Doctors Without Borders Italy in 2007, Moschochoritis is responsible for the management and the supervision of the executive staff, the implementation of policy and the organisation of the section. He participates in national and international debates, lectures and meetings on humanitarian issues. Since 1995 he has carried out field work for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in several countries such as Armenia, Liberia, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Albania, Colombia, Italy, Greece, Angola, Ivory Coast, Haiti, as logistician, emergency coordinator and head of mission.
From 2001 to 2002 he’s been responsible for the logistics of the MSF Operational Center of Brussels missions in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Angola. He’s been responsible for the planning, supervision and support of the technical aspects of the operations; international supply, applied security of the mission; transport and communication tools; water and sanitation (in collaboration with the medical responsible); construction, rehabilitation and teaching in technical security modules for MSF expatriates and national staff.