[act-ma] 03/28 The World’s Newest Democracy: What Future for South Sudan?

omar sierra omarsierra.ven at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 15:53:49 PDT 2011

The new Center for Governance and Sustainability at the Department of
Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance at UMASS Boston
invites you to its inaugural lecture:

*The World’s Newest Democracy: What Future for South Sudan?
**by Ambassador Lumumba Di-Aping, Deputy Permanent Representative of Sudan
to the United Nations
The talk will take place on *Monday, March 28th from 11:30 to 1pm at the
Campus Center, Room 3540*. UMASS BOSTON

Ambassador Lumumba Di-Aping has served in the Sudan Mission to the United
Nations since 2008. He is chief negotiator on financial and economic issues,
and represented developing countries as Chairman of the Group of 77 and
China at the December 2009 Copenhagen climate change conference. He was one
of the most influential figures in the climate debates – the BBC featured
him as one the four key players in 2009 -
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8392799.stm. He is a member of the National
Liberation Council of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, a group that
helped end 20 years of civil war when it signed the Comprehensive Peace
Agreement in 2005. He has been instrumental in the referendum on South Sudan
and is currently working on the acceptance of South Sudan to the United
Nations. In 2010, he was a World Fellow at Yale University.

Maria Ivanova and Craig Murphy
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