How does the law shape American humanitarian assistance? How do those who create, deliver, and regulate aid think about legal, financial, security, and reputational risks?

Join the Law of International Development Initiative (LIDI) for a conversation with experts from policy, legislative, donor agency, and implementing organization perspectives as we dive into these questions. This event is the launch of the LIDI Speaker Series.



  • Emily Bussigel, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, International Medical Corps
  • Mark Iozzi, Deputy Chief Counsel, House Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Jacob Kurtzer, Director and Senior Fellow with the Humanitarian Agenda, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Danielle Mutone-Smith, Managing Director for the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, USAID

Moderated by: 

  • Amit Khardori, Attorney Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, USAID; Adjunct Professor of Law, GULC

Concluding Remarks: 

  • Rachel Alpert, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP; Adjunct Professor of International Law, GULC


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