Events

Past Event

United Nations, Multilateralism and the Challenges of International Peace and Security and Development, Ambassador Gambari, Tuesday Talk

April 23, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Garden Room 2
Ambassador Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, CFR, "United Nations, Multilateralism and the Challenges of International Peace and Security and Development", The topic will be addressed in the context of Ambassador Gambari's experience as Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations for a decade and also as Under-Secretary-General in the United Nations especially under the leadership of late Kofi Annan. Ibrahim A. Gambari is the Founder and Chairman of The Savannah Center for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development. He had previously held the positions of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations and served at the United Nations at the level of Under-Secretary General. He is currently Deputy Chairperson of the Panel of Eminent Persons of African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), a Specialized Agency of the African Union for the promotion of good governance at the political, economic and corporate levels. He was appointed in 2016 by the Commonwealth Secretary General as the Special Envoy to Zambia on Elections and reappointed in 2017 as the Special Envoy for Democratic Stability and Elections 2020. Professor Gambari B.SC (Econs) from the London School of Economics (1968), and his MA and PhD in Political Science/International Relations (1970, 1974) from Columbia University, USA. Tuesday Talks are scheduled in Faculty House on the Morningside campus on alternate Tuesdays during the academic year. EPIC members, faculty, and invited guests speak on topics that range across the academic spectrum and also address issues of particular importance to the retired academic community. Lunch will be served. Guests are welcome.

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Diana Dumitru
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