Myanmar Ambassador Kyaw Tint Swe To Speak at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, NJ (February 25, 2008) – “Myanmar — Past, Present and Future” is the topic when H.E. Ambassador Kyaw Tint Swe, Permanent Representative of the Government of Myanmar to the United Nations, speaks at FDU’s College at Florham Campus on March 26, 2008. The Ambassador will speak at 6:30 p.m. and his presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer period with the audience.
Ambassador Swe began his diplomatic career in 1968 and has served in government for more than 40 years. Previously, Ambassador Swe served as Director-General of the International Organizations and Economic Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in 1997 and 1998 he served concurrently as Deputy Director-General of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Over his career, he has served as the Secretary of the National Commission for Environmental Affairs and in various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also served in the Myanmar Embassies in Israel, Malaysia and Germany and was also a member of the Myanmar delegation to the General Assembly, as well as to numerous international meetings, including the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) and the World Conference on Human Rights and the World Conference on Women.
The lecture by Ambassador Swe will be held in Lenfell Hall, Hennessey Hall (The Mansion) and is free and open to the public. It is part of the United Nations Pathways Lectures Series hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson’s Office of Global Learning and is co- sponsored by the Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. For additional information, call FDU’s Office of Global Learning at 973-443 -8876.
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