Tanzanian Ambassador to Speak

Discussion of “Tanzania – An Overview of Its Past, Present and Future”

Teaneck, NJ (March 9, 2006) — The community is invited to hear His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Augustine Philip Mahiga, the Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, discuss “Tanzania – An Overview of Its Past, Present and Future,” a United Nations Pathways Lecture, on Wednesday, April 5, at the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Teaneck, N.J.

This lecture will be held in Robison Annex, Room 100, at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments at 6 p.m. precede the lecture.

Ambassador Mahiga was appointed ambassador and head of the Tanzania delegation to the United Nations Security Council in 2005. Previously he served as a representative to Italy, Malta, The Holy See, Republic of San Marino and India.

He was the Coordinator and Deputy Director of the Great Lakes Region of the Africa Refugee Emergency Operation, based in Geneva from 1994-1998, and was UN HCR representative to Monrovia, Liberia from 1992-1994.

The lecture by Ambassador Mahiga is part of the United Nations Pathways Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the Ambassador's Club at the United Nations, with additional co-sponsorship at the Metropolitan campus by the Record and HeraldNews. All lectures are followed by a question-and-answer session to provide the audience an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with the UN delegates.

Robison Annex is directly adjacent to the North Parking Lot, accessed from Route 4 or River Road, Teaneck. For additional directions or information, call 201-692-7361.

Metropolitan Campus

Lillian Lukac

Office of Public Relations
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Mailstop H-DH3-15
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692-7032

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Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 443-8661

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