Sierra Leone Ambassador to Speak at College at Florham

MADISON, NJ (March 8, 2010) —“Sierra Leone — Challenges and Potential,” is the topic that H.E. Ambassador Shekou Momodou Touray, permanent representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations, will present on March 24, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at FDU’s College at Florham, Madison, N.J. as part of FDU’s United Nations Pathways Ambassador Forum program.

The U.N. Pathways Ambassador Forum is a discussion between Ambassador Ahmad Kamal of the Ambassador’s Club at the U.N. and Touray.

Touray was appointed permanent representative of Sierra Leone to the U.N. in 2009. Prior to his appointment, Touray was a prominent attorney in Sierra Leone, where he had been enrolled as barrister and solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone in private legal practice since 1978.

The scope of his legal practice has been wide-ranging and has included cases involving political rights of subjects, as well as cases involving corruption charges and cases of treason.

Beyond his legal career, he served on the National Telecommunications Commission in 2007. He was also a Presidential Appointee as commissioner of the Law Reform Commission in 2003.

Fairleigh Dickinson’s Office of Global Learning, in collaboration with the Ambassadors’ Club at the United Nations, presents this United Nations Pathways Ambassador Forum.

The opportunity to hear the ambassador and join the audience question-and-answer session is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are available at 6 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 6:30. The question-and-answer session will follow the discussion between Ambassador Ahmad Kamal of the Ambassador’s Club at the U.N. and H.E. Ambassador Touray and will end at 8:00. The program will be held in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall. Fairleigh Dickinson is located at 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J.

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

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