September 19, 2008
Bamir Topi, the president of Albania, will deliver an address, The Albanian National Questions and Security in the Balkans, on Thurs., Sept. 25, 12:30 p.m. at NYUs Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East at Washington Place).
The event is sponsored by NYUs Department of Politics.
Topi, elected president of the Republic of Albania in 2007 and an advocate for the independence of Kosovo, was first elected to the Assembly of Albania in 1996. He subsequently served as Minister of Agriculture and Food. Topi, 51, has also been Deputy Chairman of Albanias Democratic Party and Head of the partys Parliamentary Group.
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