NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerrilli-Marimò Inaugurates Congressman Frank J. Guarini Series on Public Affairs, Dec. 4

In the inaugural event of its new Congressman Frank J. Guarini Series on Public Affairs, New York University’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, located at 24 W. 12th Street, will host a panel discussion featuring Ambassador Francesco Paolo Fulci, vice president of Ferrero International and former Ambassador of Italy to the UN. Entitled “The Enlargement of the United Nations Security Council: Why Did It Not Happen?”, the event takes place on Monday, December 4, at 6 p.m., at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. It is free and open to the public; for further information call 212.998.3851.

Joining the discussion with Ambassador Fulci will be Ambassador Ahmed Kamal, Senior Fellow at the UN Institute for Training and Research and former Ambassador of Pakistan to the UN; Jeffrey Laurenti, Senior Fellow, the Century Foundation; and Paolo Mastrolilli, US correspondent, La Stampa and Vatican Radio.

On the eve of Italy’s admission as a rotation member to the UN Security Council, the most influential body of the United Nations, the panel will discuss the different proposals for the enlargement of the Security Council and why they have all failed. Can we expect any change in the future?

Retired U.S. Congressman Frank J. Guarini (D-NJ) recently established The Congressman Frank J. Guarini Series on Public Affairs to be presented at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. His gift will support a series of events - lectures, conferences, panel discussions, debates - on issues ranging from politics to public policy, from foreign affairs to international economy and trade. The Series will feature both Italian and American personalities distinguished in their field of study and professional activity.

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