WRITER: MICHELLE MONCRIEFFE
CONTACT: LOIS GRAY
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: March 28, 2002
Expert to address population
growth, economic development at April 4 ICFRC
R. Martin, chief of the office of health and population at the U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID) in Peru, will discuss "Population
Growth & Economic Development: Can Countries Have Both?" as part
of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) lecture series. The lecture
takes place at noon Thursday, April 4 in the Rockwood Fellowship Hall of the
Congregational Church, 30 North Clinton St., Iowa City.
is also scheduled to take part in a two-day symposium organized by the University
of Iowa College of Law, with support from UI International Programs. This
event, "Hemispheric Integration, Democracy and the Rule of Law"
takes place on April 5-6. The symposium will study the legal, economic, social,
human, and development issues surrounding the ongoing initiative of integration
in the Western Hemisphere.
to working in Peru, Martin spent three years as chief of the population division
at USAID/Egypt. He has worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID) for 23 years. He received his master's degree from the University
of Washington and his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin.
is $6 for members and $7 for non-members. The deadline to register for the
event is noon Tuesday, April 2. Checks may be written to the Iowa City Foreign
Relations Council and mailed to can ICFRC, 120 International Center, Iowa
City, Iowa 52242-1802. Reservations cannot be made by phone, but last minute
adjustments may be made. For more information, call ICFRC Executive Director
Tom Baldridge at (319) 335-0351.
event is co-sponsored by UI International Programs, with additional support
from Iowa State Bank & Trust Co. and William Nowysz & Associates.
For those unable to attend, WSUI-AM (910) will carry the program on Friday,
April. 5, following the noon news.
is a non-profit association of community and university people interested
in learning more about U.S. foreign policy, world affairs and current global
issues impacting world societies. The group provides members with the opportunity
to hear more than 35 experts per year who visit the UI campus and the Iowa
City/Cedar Rapids area.
is part of International Programs, which consists of a number of offices,
centers, degree programs, academic programs, research projects and services.
Organized under the Associate Provost and Dean for International Programs,
these units serve to further internationalize the campus and community and
promote global scholarship, research and teaching.