Event announcement: VOA workshops

SOUTH ASIA GOPHER magier at columbia.edu
Tue Oct 17 13:14:34 UTC 1995

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David Magier
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Date: 17 Oct 95  6:59:43
From: BQS at nea.voa.gov
Subject: VOA workshops
Reply-To: Brian_Q._Silver at nea.voa.gov


Workshop title:  Migrants and Refugees in South Asia

Date and time:  Wednesday, 18 October 1995, 9:00 - 11:00 am

Place:  VOA Basement Conference Room (G-507), 330 Independence Ave. SW,
Washington, DC  20547

Dr. Paula R. Newberg, Carnegie Endowment:  The Politics of Migration
Mr. Arnold Zeitlin, former UPI Vice President for Asia:  Government Policies
Ms. Jeannine F. Guthrie, Human Rights Watch:  Refugees and Rights
Dr. Gowher Rizvi, The Asia Society:  Political Conflict and Accommodation
Moderator:  Dr. Moazzam Siddiqi, Voice of America

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Workshop title:  Water Issues in South Asia

Date and time:  Friday, 20 October 1995, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Place: VOA Visitors' Center, Room 1528, 330 Independence Ave. SW,
       Washington, DC 20547


Dr. Syed S. Kirmani, Consultant and Former Director of the World Bank:
The Background of the Indus Waters Treaty between Pakistan and India,
and the Factors Contributing to its Success.

Dr. Nurul Islam, Research Fellow Emeritus, International Food Policy
Research Institute: The Farakka Barrage and the Ganges-Brahmaputra
Basin: Issues and Perspectives.

Dr. Arun Elhance, Program Director, Program on International Peace and
Security, Social Science Research Council: A Geographical Summary:
Constraints and Opportunities.

Moderator: Dr. Jerome Delli Priscoli, Senior Advisor, Institute of
Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Both workshops are open to the public. After the initial
presentations, the floor will be turned over to questions from the
audience and discussion among panelists.

The workshops are sponsored by the North Africa, Near East, and South
Asia Division of the Voice of America.

For further information call 202-619-0331, or fax 202-619-0339.


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