Pakistan's U.N. envoy to speak, Feb. 15
Posted February 8, 2007; 10:48 a.m.
Munir Akram, Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, will present a lecture on "Pakistan's Central Role in Promoting Security and Progress in South Asia and the Islamic World" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Akram has been Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations in New York since 2002, following seven years as representative to the U.N. office in Geneva. He has held many senior diplomatic positions since joining Pakistan's foreign service in 1967 and has served as the country's representative to numerous U.N. bodies and international conferences.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination.