Past Event

President Leonel Fernández of the Dominican Republic

September 25, 2008
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program features an address by President Leonel Fernández of the Dominican Republic, followed by a moderated panel discussion on the topic of Professor Ronald Schneider’s new book, Caribbean Crusader: Leonel Fernández and the Transformation of the Dominican Republic. The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Introduction by: 
Ronald M. Schneider, Professor Emeritus and Professor of Political Science, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Program Participants:
John H. Coatsworth, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Dra. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, First Lady of the Dominican Republic

Moderated by:
John R. Gagain, Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development, Dominican Republic

Cosponsored by:
School of International and Public Affairs