United Nations Undersecretary for Africa to Speak at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus on Monday, May 5
Free lecture co-sponsored by United African Congress and School of Business
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Long Island University
Brooklyn, N.Y. - “Improved Governance in Africa: Progress and Challenges” is the topic of the annual Maxwell Lehman Memorial Lecture being given by United Nations Undersecretary Cheick Sidi Diarra at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus on Monday evening.
Mr. Diarra is the U.N. special adviser on Africa and high representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, named to that post by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in January.
The lecture, followed by a reception, is free and open to the public. It takes place on Monday, May 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building, room 107, at the Brooklyn Campus, located at Flatbush and DeKalb avenues in Downtown Brooklyn. R.S.V.P. to Maria Yangas at (718) 488-1071.
Held at the start of National Public Service Week, the Maxwell Lehman Lecture is named for a professor who taught public administration at the Brooklyn Campus during the 1960s and served for 13 years as editor of The Civil Service Leader, a newspaper for government employees. It is co-sponsored by the United African Congress with the Campus's School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences, Master of Public Administration Program, the Public Administration Society, Pi Alpha Alpha and the MPA Alumni Association.
The Brooklyn Campus can be reached by most subway lines and is a few blocks away from the Long Island Rail Road.
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