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David Miliband

David Miliband, the new president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is an experienced world leader taking forward the IRC’s record of innovation on behalf of displaced people worldwide. On this page you will find his latest updates and interventions on the key issues facing the IRC. Read David Miliband's Full Biography

Audio Clip on BBC Radio 4 Today

Following the launch of the International Rescue Committe's new report on Afghanistan, IRC president David Miliband was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today. David spoke about the latest in Afghanistan ahead of the country's presidential election on April 5, and called for urgent investment in humanitarian and development aid for Afghanistan.


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August 21, 2014
From IRC president David Miliband: "This week world leaders spoke on World Humanitarian Day about the dangers facing humanitarian workers. It is my very sad duty to report that...

In the Media

September 11, 2014 - CNN's Amanpour
An expanded American offensive against ISIS in Iraq and Syria may complicate the work of humanitarian workers already trying to help desperate civilians in the region, David Miliband,...
August 29, 2014 - Associated Press
The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.International...
August 29, 2014 - Agence France-Presse
David Miliband, former British foreign secretary and the current head of the International Rescue Committee, was quick to react to the new refugee tally."The three million refugees...