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2014-15 Schedule
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Events for the 2014-15 Season will be posted as they are scheduled.

 

 

  Mon., April 27
  Great Decisions
 
Joseph Chamie
  Former Director, UN
    Population Division
 
"Human Trafficking in the
    21st Century"

  Greenwich Library
  7 PM

  Mon., May 4
 
First Mondays Discussion
    Group - Members Only
  McCarter & English
  5:30-7:00 PM

  Wed., May 13
  AR Dinner
 
H.E. Ambassador Iulian
    Buga

  Ambassador of Romania
    to the US
 
"Romania's Position &
    Policies in International
    Security"

  SYC
  6:15 - 9:30 PM

  Wed., June 3
  Annual Meeting & Dinner
 
Ambassador Thomas M.T.
    Niles

  Former US Amb. to the EU,
    Canada and Greece
 
"The Outlook for the
    European Union &
    Implications for the US"

  SYC
  6-9:00 PM

 

 


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Wednesday, April 8 - WORLDQUEST 2015

 

                                                       

 

WorldQuest XV

 

"A Night at the World's Fair!


 

 AND IT WAS A GREAT NIGHT!
 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE

"GOLD MEDAL" TEAM FROM PAX!!

(Program of Academic Exchange)

 

 

Monday, April 27 - GREAT DECISIONS

   
 

 

Joseph Chamie

Former Director, United Nations Population Division

  

 

 

 "Human Trafficking in the 21st Century"

 

Joseph Chamie is currently an independent consulting demographer. As recently as 2011 he was research director at the Center for Migration Studies, New York and editor of the International Migration Review. Formerly, he was the director of the UN Population Division. He had been with the UN in the field of population and development both overseas and in New York for more than a quarter century. Among other major duties, he was the deputy secretary-general for the 1994 United Nations International Conference for Population and Development.


In addition to completing numerous population reports issued under UN authorship, he has also published studies and articles in his own name in such areas as fertility, population estimates and projections, international migration and population and development policy. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Migration Policy Institute.

 

 Greenwich Library
101 West Putnam Avenue
Cole Auditorium

7 PM

Free and Open to the Public
 

Cosponsored by the Greenwich Library

 

 

Wednesday, May 13 - AMBASSADORS' ROUNDTABLE DINNER

 

 

H.E. Ambassador Iulian Buga
 

Ambassador of Romania to the U.S.
 


 

"Romania's Position & Policies in
International Security"
 

Ambassador Buga is was appointed to his current position in 2013. Ambassador Buga has held numerous ambassadorial postings, receiving his first posting in 2001 to head his country’s mission in the Netherlands. At the same time, he served as Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. More recently he has served as State Secretary for Political and Strategic Affairs, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007-2009) and Romania’s Ambassador to Ireland (2009-2013).

 

Previously Ambassador Buga served in numerous positions within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the Romanian External Foreign Service. He also served as a diplomat at the Embassy of Romania in Washington, DC (1994 to 1997).  He holds a BS, Electronics and Telecommunications Faculty from Polytechnic Institute, Bucharest and an MA with “Distinction” in International Relations and Diplomacy from Westminster University, London.

 

Stamford Yacht Club
Cash Bar:  6:15 PM
Dinner & Presentation:  7:00 PM

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