Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir

November 1, 2006, 12:00 am

Dr. Ben-Meir hosts leaders from around the world in conversations that probe critical global issues and the policies our guests are designing to address them.

Guest: Terje Rød-Larsen, President of International Peace Academy; UN Secretary-General’s special envoy to the Middle East

In 1993, Rød-Larsen was appointed ambassador and special adviser for the Middle East Peace process to the Norwegian Foreign Minister. In mid-1994, he was appointed United Nations special coordinator in the Occupied Territories at the rank of under-secretary-general. In 1996, Rød-Larsen became Norwegian deputy prime minister and minister for planning and cooperation, before re-joining the United Nations. From 1999 to December 2004, Mr. Rød-Larsen served as UN special coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and personal representative of the secretary-general to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, holding the rank of under-secretary-general.

Date: November 1, 2006
Time: 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: NYU Center for Global Affairs in the Woolworth Building – 15 Barclay Street (between Broadway and Church Street)
Registration: Events are open to the public at no charge. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Doors open 30 minutes before programs begin. Register by phone at (212) 992-8380 or email details to:

Guest: Terje Rød-Larsen, President of International Peace Academy

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