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April 2017

A Luke Somers Retrospective: A Day in the Life of Yemen

April 29 - May 1
Seattle University, 825 10th Ave Casey Building, 5th floor
Seattle, WA United States
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  “A Luke Somers Retrospective: A Day in the Life of Yemen” will be on exhibit in the Seattle University from April 29-May 1st from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.Luke Somers, a photojournalist, was abducted in Yemen in 2012 by tribesmen belonging to al-Qaeda. He was killed during a failed rescue attempt in December 2014, but his legacy lives on through his photos. Register here for “A Luke Somers Retrospective: A Day in the Life of Yemen” Learn more about his…

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May 2017

Bringing Hostages Home: Developing Effective American Strategy

May 1 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
New America, 740 15th St NW #900
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Bringing Hostages Home: Developing Effective American Strategy Since 2001, terrorist and militant groups have taken almost 1,200 Westerners hostage abroad, with 90 being murdered. American hostages have been killed at disproportionate rates - accounting for nearly half of those murdered. The failure of US policy regarding hostages has resulted in an outcry from the families of those taken, and the enactment of policy reforms by the Obama administration. How should the United States best ensure the safety of Americans abroad?…

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June 2017
$480 - $750

Best practices in family support and hostage reintegration

June 15
K&L Gates LLP, 1601 K St NW # 1
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Thursday, June 15, 2017, K&L Gates LLP, 1601 K St NW # 1, Washington, DC 20006 Hostage US is holding a daylong seminar in Washington, D.C. focusing on how organizations can effectively support families of employees taken hostage and help employees reintegrate back into the workplace after captivity. Download the agenda here The seminar will answer key questions facing those responsible for kidnap response with organizations from security, legal, HR and communications disciplines: What are my organizational and individual responsibilities and legal…

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