NYU-SCPS Presents Perspectives From the Field-Hiv/Aids in Rwanda: Creative Solutions, November 5, 2007

PGLS’s Oona Flaherty in Conversation with CGA Graduate Students

New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies Center for Global affairs presents “Perspectives from the Field-HIV/AIDS in Rwanda:Creative Solutions” on November 5th 2007 at 6:30 p.m. In this innovative series, Global Affairs graduate students host key figures in the global arena to discuss the politics, culture, and personalities influencing world events.

On Monday, November 5th, students will be joined by Oona Flaherty, representative of Partenariat Global et la Sensibilisation pour les Vulnerable (PGLS), a Rwandan organization working with youth in the fight against poverty and HIV/AIDS. Flaherty and colleagues she worked with in Rwanda will discuss the use of media and arts in educating, empowering, and engaging youth in the fight against HIV/AIDS and discrimination.

Flaherty holds an M.S. in Global Affairs, CGA (2007), and is an independent consultant for human rights media advocacy in Africa.

The dialogue will begin at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Center’s location at the Woolworth Building, 4th Floor, 15 Barclay Street [between Broadway and Church Street]. By subway, take the R or W to City Hall; the 4, 5 or 6 to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge; the 2 or 3 to Park Place; or the A or C to Chambers Street. Reservations are required. For more information, the public may call the Center at 212-992-8380 or visit scps.global.affairs@nyu.edu.

The new NYU Center for Global Affairs, within the University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies [www.scps.nyu.edu], is located in the School’s state-of-the-art facility in the Woolworth Building - one of downtown New York’s architectural treasures. The Center presents provocative and timely public events regarding the latest topics in world affairs (formerly held at the NYU Vernon Center for International Affairs), and houses a new graduate program in global studies and myriad non-degree courses in international affairs.

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