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For Immediate Release:
Metropolitan Campus

Gretchen Johnson

Office of Public Relations
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Romanian Ambassador to Speak

Teaneck, NJ (February 9, 2004)óMihnea Motoc, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations, will speak on ďRomania in the World TodayĒ at Fairleigh Dickinson Universityís Metropolitan Campus on Wednesday, March 3, 2004.

A career diplomat, Ambassador Motoc served as State Secretary for European Integration and Multilateral Affairs from 2001 to 2003 before being appointed to his current position. He began his diplomatic career in 1991 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he held several posts, including Director of the European Union Department (1996) and Deputy Director of the Human Rights Department (1994). Last year, he led the Romanian Delegation for Accession Talks to NATO and has been president of the Interdepartmental Commission for Romaniaís Accession to NATO since 2001. He also served as president of the National Security Authority (2001 and 2002); National Coordinator of the South-East Europe Stability Pact (2001); and vice chairman of the Executive Council of the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (2000).

Ambassador Motoc holds a J.D. from the University of Bucharestís School of Law and an L.L.M. in public international and comparative law from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Before his diplomatic career, he worked as a magistrate. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of Fairleigh Dickinsonís U.N. Pathways series presented by the Ambassadorís Club at the United Nations.

The lecture begins at 6:30 p.m., with light refreshments served at 6 p.m. It will be held in Muscarelle Center, Room 105, at Fairleigh Dickinsonís Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, NJ. For further information, call 201 692 7362.

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