Kyiv School of Economics: NEWS

17.10.2007

KSE presents a lecture by Colin Powell, the 65th United States Secretary of State

Word version of document     event     On Wednesday, October the 24th at 6:00 p.m., Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), within its KSE Public Lectures project is to arrange a lecture that will be delivered by the 65th United States Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powel "Democracy and Global World Challenges".

In his lecture Colin Powel, a former US Secretary of State, will describe the delicate process of forging alliances, bringing people and countries together, and promoting universal human ideals of democracy. Throughout his lecture, he will also present the global challenges facing the world and the geopolitical role Ukraine should (could) have in the future.

General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) became the 65th Secretary of State on January 20, 2001. Before becoming Secretary of State, Colin Powell served as a key aide to the Secretary of Defence and as National Security Advisor to President Reagan. He also served 35 years in the United States Army, rising to the rank of Four-Star General and serving as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989 - 1993).

Honorary Chairman of the Kyiv School of Economics, Victor Pinchuk is to participate in the event.

The KSE Public Lectures are organized on a regular basis by the Kyiv School of Economics for Ukraine's political and business community, inviting world-known scientists, economists, politicians and public figures to Ukraine. The goal of these events is to enlarge the economic debates on the topics most relevant for Ukraine and the world at large. The first conference took place on October 18 2006 with Dr. Francis Fukuyama and Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Robert Engle. The second conference, on January 26 2007, was about the economic future of space exploration. US astronaut of Ukrainian origins Heide Stefanyshyn-Pipper was among the key-speakers. Another lection held recently was "Contemporary economics and its application" by Dr. Robert Pindyck. The first conference took place on October 18 2006 with Dr. Francis Fukuyama and Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Robert Engle. The second conference, on January 26 2007, was about the economic future of space exploration. US astronaut of Ukrainian origins Heide Stefanyshyn-Pipper was among the key-speakers. Another lection held recently was "Contemporary economics and its application" by Dr. Robert Pindyck.

Mass Media representatives may apply for accreditation not later than 5:00 p.m. on or before October 22 online at http://pinchukfund.org

Venue:
Sofiyivskiy Grand Hall,
Premier Palace Hotel, 5-7/29, T. Shevchenko Blvd., / Pushkinska St.

NOTE: Registration of Mass Media representatives will start at 5:00 p.m. in Sofiyivskiy Grand Hall.


Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) was established by Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC- www.eerc.kiev.ua) and by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation (www.pinchukfund.org). This is a world-class institution, with a reputation for excellence, both in Ukraine and internationally. It aims to rank among the top schools in Central and Eastern Europe, producing a future generation of world-class of economists. In doing so, it helps to improve the economic, business, and policymaking environments of Ukraine and neighbouring countries. The Kyiv School of Economics offers an internationally recognized two-year, full time English language Master's Program with focus on Financial Economics, Economic Policy and Economics of Firms, Consumers and Market Structure. The program is taught by international and Western-trained Ukrainian faculty with a strong research background. Curriculum is modelled on the economics and financial economics graduate programs in North America and Western Europe and provides students with unrivalled access to economics literature and resources. It provides students with unrivalled access to economics literature and resources.

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