Columbia University World Leaders Forum is hosting Bangladesh event next week. The Forum brings together a wide range of governmental leaders, influential citizens, and intellectuals from many nations to examine global challenges and explore cultural perspectives. Throughout the yearlong series of events, Columbia's students, faculty, and alumni, along with members of the wider New York City community, gather to engage in an open dialogue with a variety of world leaders. Hopefully, the program will be on the webcast for international audience.
Friday, September 28, 2007, 11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.
Low Memorial Library, 116th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam
Bangladesh's Socio-economic Development: Successes, Challenges and Imperatives: A keynote address followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
- Vidya J. Dehejia, Director of the Southern Asian Institute
- Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, Chief Advisor of the Caretaker Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Registration is required.