Robert Glasser

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"Dr. Robert Glasser is the Secretary General of CARE International, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Glasser is responsible for coordinating work of the Confederation, which is composed of 12 national members engaged in emergency relief and long term development work across the globe. Dr. Glasser joined CARE in 2003. From 2003-2007, he was the Chief Executive Officer of CARE Australia, managing aid programs in countries including Cambodia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Jordan. Prior to joining CARE, he was Assistant Director General/Director at the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) with responsibility for the Papua New Guinea, Mekong, Corporate Policy Branches, and the Infrastructure and Environment Group. Dr. Glasser has also worked on international energy and environmental policy for the US Department of Energy and on matters of peace and conflict at a number of institutions, including the Cornell University Peace Studies Program and the Center for International and Strategic Affairs at UCLA in Los Angeles. He has published on a wide range of topics, including environment, peace and conflict, and development. "[1]

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  1. Robert Glasser, Inter-Agency Standing Committee, accessed September 18, 2011.