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Former U.N. Aid Coordinator in Iraq to Speak at Fordham

Contact: Michele Snipe
(212) 636-7013
snipe@fordham.edu


NEW YORK— Denis J. Halliday, an Irish national and the former United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, will discuss the impact of the war in Iraq on Irish and American relations during a presentation at Fordham University. Halliday served as humanitarian coordinator in Iraq from September 1997 to September 1998.

Sponsored by Fordham’s Institute of Irish Studies, the event will take place on Friday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. in the McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School, 140 W. 62nd St.

Ireland and America have traditionally enjoyed a strong relationship. However, many Irish citizens oppose the war, and last summer during President George Bush’s visit to Ireland, thousands of protestors took to the streets in Dublin.

DATE: FRIDAY, JAN. 28
TIME: 6 P.M.
PLACE:  MCNALLY AMPHITHEATRE
                FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL
                140 W. 62ND STREET, NEW YORK, N.Y.

The Institute of Irish Studies was established in 1997 to promote scholarly interest in Irish history, society and culture.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City’s Jesuit University, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.
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