United Nations Reform is Subject of Lecture at FDU

Madison, NJ (September 11, 2006)—Jeffrey Laurenti, senior fellow at The Century Foundation, will speak on “United Nations Reform – Problems and Prospects” on Wednesday, September 27, 2006, as part of the United Nations Pathways Lecture Series.

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Lenfell Hall on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham Campus, following light refreshments at 6 p.m. After the lecture, audience members will participate in a question-and-answer session with the speaker.

Until 2003, Laurenti held the position of executive director of policy studies at the U.N. Association of the United States. He served as senior advisor to the United Nations Foundation, working as deputy director on the U.N. and Global Security initiative. He currently serves on the U.N. Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Laurenti is the author of numerous monographs on subjects ranging from international peace and security to United Nations reform. He has authored articles for The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, New York Newsday, the Los Angeles Times and international policy journals.

Laurenti’s broad experience is a result of the many roles he has held within state, national and international offices. From 1978-1984, he was executive director of the New Jersey Senate. He served as senior issues advisor to the Mondale/Ferraro campaign during the presidential election in 1984, using his experience in his own campaign as a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1986.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Ambassador's Club at the United Nations.

Lenfell Hall is located in the Mansion on FDU’s College at Florham Campus, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. For directions or additional information, contact FDU’s Office of Global Learning at 201-692-7360.


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