· visitor center
· news · publications
· recent releases
For Immediate Release:
Office of Public Relations
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
Ambassador To Discuss Nuclear Proliferation
New Zealand Representative to the United Nations to Speak At Fairleigh Dickinson University
Teaneck, NJ (November 6, 2002) — New Zealand’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Donald MacKay, will discuss "Nuclear Proliferation and International Law" on Wednesday, November 13 at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ. Ambassador MacKay was Co-agent and Counsel during New Zealand’s Nuclear Tests Case at the International Court of Justice in 1996.
The lecture is free and open to the public. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Muscarelle Center Auditorium, River Road, Teaneck, and light refreshments will be available before the presentation.
MacKay, an international lawyer and diplomat, was appointed to his current position in January, 2001. Born on the North Island of New Zealand, he attended Victoria University, graduating with a LLB. He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the New Zealand High Court in 1971 and joined the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affair’s Legal Division in 1975.
Ambassador MacKay has held positions in Rome, Fiji, the International Court of Justice, The Hague, and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Research Centre for International Law in the United Kingdom.
Prior to his current position, MacKay served as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade responsible for multilateral and international legal work.
The Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations presents MacKay’s lecture as part of the United Nations Pathway Series at the University. For further information, please call 201 692 7360.