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Crispin Grey-Johnson, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Gambia to the UN, to Speak at Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
February 17, 2005

Adelphi University's International Initiatives Committee will host a lecture by the Ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia, Crispin Grey-Johnson on Thursday, February 24, 2005 in the Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The lecture, "Beyond Conflict: The UN and the Challenges of Post-Conflict Reconstruction," will begin at 12:30 PM, with a reception immediately following.

Ambassador Crispin Grey-Johnson has served the United Nations and the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of the Gambia in many capacities. His career at the United Nations included service as the Coordinator for the UN's program of technical assistance to Africa. Ambassador Grey-Johnson left the UN in 1996 and served as his country's Ambassador to the United States and with concurrent accreditation to Brazil and Venezuela.

The International Initiatives Committee (IIC) is a campus-wide group of faculty, administrators, and students charged with infusing courses and campus events with internationalized content. The IIC allows the University to offer dynamic programs such as its acclaimed Ambassador Series in intimate settings so students, faculty, and the public have the opportunity to hear first-hand, global perspectives on issues of international concern.

No tickets or reservations are required for this free event.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,500 students from 41 states and 63 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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