Ibrahim Agboola Gambari
Presented at Salisbury University:
"Promoting Peace Amidst Demanding Conflicts" - delivered
Dec. 6, 2006
Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, Under-Secretary-General for the United
Nations and Special Advisor on Africa will be speaking at
on December 6, 2006, at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium of Holloway
Hall. The title of his lecture is “Promoting Peace Amidst
Professor Gambari served as the
Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United
Nations from 1990-1999. During those years he served twice as
the President of the Security Council, and chaired the UN
Special Committee Against Apartheid, successfully assisting in
the demise of Apartheid in South Africa. Prior to his
appointment to the UN, Professor Gambari served as Nigeria’s
Minister for External Affairs.
In 1999, Professor Gambari joined the Secretariat of the UN.
In July 2005, the Secretary-General appointed Professor Gambari
to be the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.
The lecture is being hosted by the Center for Conflict
Resolution’s “One Person Can Make a Difference” Lecture Series.
The lecture is sponsored by SU Office of the President, the
Fulton School of Liberal Arts, Conflict Analysis and Dispute
Resolution Program, Department of Political Science and the
Interdisciplinary Major in International Studies, the Department
of History, and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
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