United Nations ambassadors meet at WUSTL March 24

The School of Law will host a delegation of 10 senior diplomats from the United Nations for a public town hall meeting on “Food Security and Humanitarian Intervention” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom of Anheuser-Busch Hall.

The ambassadors will give brief presentations and then take questions from the audience.

The delegation is in St. Louis for three days as part of the Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) and World Affairs Council’s “U.N. Across America” initiative, which shows ambassadors and other diplomats parts of the United States that they might not normally have an opportunity to visit.

HDI’s mission is to forge innovative public-private partnerships to find creative solutions to difficult humanitarian problems. The World Affairs Council of St. Louis is a nonprofit organization that sponsors programs to increase St. Louis community awareness and understanding of international people, cultures and businesses.

The delegation includes:

• Filipe Chidumo, ambassador from Mozambique;

• Le Luong Minh, ambassador from Vietnam;

• Zachary D. Muburi-Muita, ambassador from Kenya;

• Park Inkook, ambassador from the Republic of Korea;

• Rayko Strahilov Raytchev, ambassador from Bulgaria;

• Simona Mirela Miculescu, ambassador from Romania;

• Ruhakana Rugunda, ambassador from Uganda;

• Lesli Gatan, ambassador from Philippines;

• Irakli Chikovani, minister from Georgia; and

• Kenneth Liao, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.

For more information, contact Michael A. Peil, J.D., associate dean for international programs, at mpeil@wustl.edu.