Click on Events calendar to see Programs for
the 2014-15 Season!
Events for the 2014-15 Season will be
posted as they are scheduled.
Mon., April 27
Former Director, UN
"Human Trafficking in the
Mon., May 4
First Mondays Discussion
Group - Members Only
McCarter & English
Wed., May 13
H.E. Ambassador Iulian
Ambassador of Romania
to the US
"Romania's Position &
Policies in International
6:15 - 9:30 PM
Wed., June 3
Annual Meeting & Dinner
Ambassador Thomas M.T.
Former US Amb. to the EU,
Canada and Greece
"The Outlook for the
European Union &
Implications for the US"
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Wednesday, April 8 - WORLDQUEST 2015
"A Night at the World's Fair!
AND IT WAS A GREAT NIGHT!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE
MEDAL" TEAM FROM PAX!!
(Program of Academic Exchange)
Monday, April 27 - GREAT DECISIONS
Former Director, United Nations Population Division
"Human Trafficking in the 21st Century"
Joseph Chamie is
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
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Wednesday, May 13 - AMBASSADORS' ROUNDTABLE DINNER
Ambassador Iulian Buga
of Romania to the U.S.
"Romania's Position & Policies in
Ambassador Buga is
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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