ďIreland in EuropeĒ is Topic for H.E. Ambassador Paul Kavanagh at FDU

Teaneck, NJ (October 28, 2008) Ė H.E. Ambassador Paul Kavanagh, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations, will present ďIreland in EuropeĒ on November 19, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. at FDUís Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ.

The Ambassadorís extensive international experience reaches back 30 years and includes postings to Japan, Cyprus, and China and serving as special assistant to Cyrus Vance, the Secretary-Generalís personal representative for the former Yugoslavia.

Prior to his 2007 appointment to the United Nations in New York, Kavanagh served in Geneva as Irelandís Permanent Representative to the United Nations, World Trade Organization and International Offices. From 2004 to 2006, he was his countryís Ambassador to the European Unionís Political and Security Committee in Brussels, Belgium. From 2003 to 2004, Kavanagh was deputy political director at Irelandís Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin.

Ambassador Kavanagh also served as political coordinator of Irelandís delegation to the United Nations Security Council, and was the deputy coordinator of Irelandís campaign for election to the Security Council at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Fairleigh Dickinsonís Office of Global Learning, in collaboration with the Ambassadorís Club at the United Nations, presents this United Nations Pathways Lecture.

The opportunity to hear H.E. Ambassador Kavanagh and join the audience question-and-answer session is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Light refreshments are available at 6 p.m. The November 19 lecture at FDU will be held in Robison Hall Annex, Room 100, which is accessed directly off the Universityís North Parking Lot.

For additional information, call FDUís Office of Global Learning at (973) 443 -8876.

Photo Credit: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

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