Former U.S. Ambassador to UN to Speak

11/28/2006


November 28, 2006

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Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Keynotes
UMass Lowell’s First Morse Lecture

Friday, December 8, 2006
6:45 p.m.

WHAT:  Former U.S Ambassador to the United Nations, Jonathan Moore, will deliver the keynote address at the first F. Bradford Morse Distinguished Lecture.  Moore is an associate at the Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and an advisor to the UN Development Program on post-conflict reconstruction.  Moore will discuss F. Bradford Morse’s career as director of the UN Development Program.  In addition to Moore’s address, the program will include a panel discussion.

The lecture will be preceded by a 5 p.m. reception in Alumni Hall ($30 per person) to benefit the Morse Endowment.  The 6:45 p.m. lecture is free and open to the public.

WHERE:  Cumnock Hall, UML North, One University Ave., Lowell.

WHY:  The F. Bradford Morse Endowment for the Study of International Relations, Sustainable Development and Peace at UMass Lowell funds an annual distinguished lecture series and conference on the United Nations or a related topic.  This event is the first lecture sponsored by the endowment since it was established earlier this year. 

Morse was a Massachusetts congressman from Lowell who served from 1960 until 1972. He then served first as the Under Secretary General for Political and General Assembly Affairs then as director of the Development Program at the United Nations until 1986. He died in December 1994.

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