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USAID official to discuss rebuilding Iraq, Nov. 3

A lecture on "Local Governance in Post-Conflict Iraq" is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in 16 Robertson Hall.

Speaking will be Ross Wherry, senior reconstruction adviser for Iraq at the Asia and Near East Bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development. He was the lead planner for the USAID Iraq program from October 2002 until the USAID Mission opened in Baghdad in April 2003. Since then, he has led the Washington-based Iraq Management Team that supports the Baghdad Mission.

A USAID official since 1980, Wherry has worked in recovery and reconstruction programs in rural areas of Zaire, El Salvador, Bosnia, Croatia, Colombia and Afghanistan. His lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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