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Curt Goering

deputy exec dir, Amnesty International

Curt Goering is the chief operating officer for the US section of Amnesty International, and his work involves policy and strategy development, public representation of the organization and fundraising. He has also served as regional specialist in Europe and the Middle East at Amnesty's Legislative Office in Washington, DC, bringing to that post an extensive background in Middle East Studies.He has carried out several research assignments in the field for Amnesty's International Secretariat in London; in the Israeli Occupied Territories; in the refugee camps on the Iraq/Turkey border: and in Bosnia, among other locations. Earlier, he served as deputy director for Program, in which capacity he oversaw the membership, campaign and communications work of Amnesty International in the United States.