Darfur and Somalia - How to Solve the Crisis in Horn of Africa?

8 June 2009 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Chatham House, London


Pekka Haavisto MP, Finnish Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Crises and former EUSR to Sudan



Mr Haavisto will offer his insights into the conflicts in Somalia and Darfur and seek to identify some potential areas for progress.

In January the Finnish Foreign Minister appointed Mr Haavisto as Special Envoy for African Crises, with special emphasis on the conflicts in Somalia and Sudan. During recent years Mr Haavisto has been working on the Darfur Peace Process. He was the first EU Special Representative for Sudan (2005-2007).