Tuesday, October 07, 2008

World Food Day Program 10/16

On October 16, International Political Economy will sponsor the World Food Day Teleconference. The event will be held in Jones Hall 208 (note room change) and hosted by Professor David Balaam.

From 9 to 10 am, we will broadcast a live panel discussion done by three development experts: Dr. Nancy Birdsall, founding president of the Center for Global Development, focusing on global warming and poverty issues; Dr. Siwa Msangi, a native of Tanzania, an award-winning research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC, he leads global modeling work on water issues, focusing on global food supply and demand trends; Mr. Mark Ritchie, Minnesota’s Secretary of State, he brings to the table an understanding of grassroots U.S. public activities and attitudes on global issues.

From 10 to 11 am, Professor David Balaam will facilitate a group discussion and answer any questions from the attendees.

We invite and encourage all members of the UPS community to attend this event

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