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Working for Global Justice: A Conference Celebrating 10 Years of Collaboration Between Catholic Relief Services and Fordham University's Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development (IPED)


Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus - Open to the Public

Keynote Address: Faith, Justice, and Solidarity in the 21st Century
5:30 PM, McGinley Center Ballroom


WELCOME:
    The Reverend Joseph McShane, SJ,
President, Fordham University

ADDRESS:
    CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES AND FORDHAM UNIVERSITY: FAITH, JUSTICE AND SOLIDARITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Michael Wiest, Fordham College, Class of 1967
Executive Vice President, Catholic Relief Services

COMMENTS:
His Excellency Archbishop Celestino Migliore
Apostolic Nuncio
Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

RECEPTION:
    To follow in the McGinley Center Second Floor Lounge



AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS:
WORKING FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE - FROM AFGHANISTAN TO THE SUDAN

WORKSHOP #1:
Afghanistan: Relief And Development In The Midst Of Conflict

PRESENTER:
Mr. Matthew McGarry, Fordham IPED, Class of 2004
Afghanistan Country Representative for Catholic Relief Services

LOCATION:
McGinley Commons Room

TIMES:
1: 30 pm and 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP #2:
The Sudan: Reconstruction in a Post-War Zone

PRESENTER:
Ms. Tracy O'Heir, Fordham IPED, Class of 2006
Assistant Country Representative, Southern Sudan, Catholic Relief Services

LOCATION:
McGinley Music Room

TIMES:
1:30 pm and 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP #3:
Madagascar: Catholic Social Teaching in Action

PRESENTER:
Ms. Liz Pfifer, Fordham IPED, Class of 2008
International Development Fellow, Madagascar, Catholic Relief Services

LOCATION:
McGinley Commons Room

TIMES:
2:30 pm and 4:30 pm

WORKSHOP #4:
Is Overseas Development Work for Me? Volunteer Opportunities to Test the Waters

PRESENTERS:
Facilitator: Ms. Michelle Born, Fordham IPED, Class of 2003
Recruitment Manager, Maryknoll Lay Missioners and former Jesuit Volunteer

Panelists: Mr. Patrick Gallic, Fordham IPED, Class of 2010
Former Volunteer, Catholic Medical Mission Board, Sudan

Ms. Michelle Wiese, Fordham IPED, Class of 2010
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Cape Verde

LOCATION:
    McGinley Music Room

TIMES:
2:30 pm and 4:30 pm




CAREER FAIR: OVERSEAS RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT WORK:
1 pm to 5 pm, McGINLEY SECOND FLOOR LOUNGE


TABLE 1: INTERNATIONAL FOOD BAZAAR

UNDERGRAD EXPOSURE EXPERIENCES, POST GRADUATE VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES, GRADUATE STUDY AND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

TABLE 2: GLOBAL OUTREACH

TABLE 3: STUDY ABROAD

TABLE 4:  PEACE CORPS

TABLE 5: JESUIT VOLUNTEERS

TABLE 6: CATHOLIC NETWORK OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES

TABLE 7: GRADUATE PROGRAMS - Fordham's IPED,  Princeton's Woodrow Wilson, Duke's Sanford, John Hopkin's SAIS and Tuft's Fletcher

TABLE 8: ENTRY LEVEL: International Development Fellows, Catholic Relief Services

TABLE 9: MID-LEVEL TRAINING: Fordham's Institute for International Humanitarian Assistance

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