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International Rescue Committee

122 East 42Nd Street

New York, New York 10168

United States

Company Description

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises. When people are forced to flee from conflict or disaster, we come to the immediate aid of the vulnerable and later help devastated communities rebuild. Founded in 1933 a ... more

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Employment History


Senior Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Executive Director

Center for Strategic and International Studies


Council on Foreign Relations

Board Member
St. John's University

Board Member
Right Web

Board Member
International Center in New York

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IRC | IRC Board of Directors and Overseers [cached]

Edwin Wesely

NED was founded in 1983 and ... [cached]

NED was founded in 1983 and almost all of its funds come from Congress through the U.S. Information Agency and the Agency for International Development. (19)

Still on NED's board, he currently serves as the president of the government-created U.S. Institute of Peace, and the chair of the USIA-associated Consortium for International Citizen Exchange. He is the former executive director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. (19)
Edwin J. Wesely, board member of IRC, is President of CARE, perhaps the largest relief and development organization in the world.
Board of Directors: Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. , Rose Becker, J. Jeffery Campbell, Angier Biddle Duke, Anthony D. Duke, H. William Fittleson, Mrs. Andrew Goodman, Herbert G. Graetz, Morton I. Hamburg, Richard C. Holbrooke, George F. Hritz, Tom Kahn, Henry A. Kissinger, Ronald S. Lauder, Margery Levenstein, Jay Mazur, Robin McMillin, Warren C. Meeker, Allen Moore, Peter A. Nathan, M. D. , Catherine O'Neill, Claiborne Pell, Ralph A. Pfeiffer, Jr. , Dith Pran, John Richardson, John P. Roche, Felix Rohatyn, Oren Root, Donald Rumsfeld, Isadore M. Scott, Albert Shanker, Jacob Sheinkman, Adam M. Shub, Delores C. Smithies, Stephen J. Solarz, Nancy Starr, H. Peter Stern, James C. Strickler, M. D. , Charles J. Tanenbaum, Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum, Georgia Gosnell Travers, William J. Vanden Heuvel, Daniel Weiner, M. D. , Edwin J. Wesely, Louis A. Wiesner, John Ellis K. Wisner. (2)

Learn About the IRC Board Of Directors | International Rescue Committee (IRC) [cached]

Edwin J. Wesely Senior Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Edwin J. ... [cached]

Edwin J. Wesely During the FPA's 70th Anniversary year, Edwin Wesely, President of CARE International, accepted the FPA's World Humanitarian Award on November 29, 1988.

International Center Board of Directors [cached]

Edwin Wesely

Mr. Wesely has been on the Board since 1990. He was elected Chairman of the Board in September 1998 and moved on as Chairman Emeritus in late 2003. He is a Retired Partner and Senior Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and has built a distinguished career in court beginning at the United States Attorney's office, Southern District of New York, following a clerkship in the Southern District, and more recently as Court-appointed Special Master in numerous Federal cases. Mr. Wesely is chair, member or former member of many judicial and bar association committees and councils. He is also a recipient of a unique commendation from the Board of Judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York for his work as Chairman of that Court's Committee on Civil Litigation since its inception more than 20 years ago. He was uniquely honored by the Judges of that court at a ceremony and reception in the courthouse. He served as Chairman or President of CARE for more than 12 years, and was the President of CARE International. He has received the World Humanitarian Award from the Foreign Press Association and the Order of Civil Merit from the Republic of Korea. He has served as Director of the International Rescue Committee for more than 40 years, and is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. A graduate of Columbia University School of Law, Cornell University, and Deep Springs College (from which he received its highest honor, The Deep Springs Medal).

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