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Kennan Forum - The Future of the United Nations

Ben Merens of Wisconsin Public Radio will be moderating this exciting LIVE debate at the Pabst Theater!  Join the WPR audience.  Tickets are available at the Pabst Theater at

IWA Premium (and above level ) members will receive complimentary tickets in the mail the first week in April 2005 as part of membership benefits.

All area students receive complimentary admission with a valid photo I.D.


Gareth Evans
Gareth Evans
Former Foreign Minister of Australia and member of the UN High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change

Former Foreign Minister of Australia and member of  the UN High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change.  Gareth Evans currently is the President and Chief Executive of the International Crisis Group, Chair of the World Economic Forums Global Governance Initiative Peace and Security Expert Group, and a member of the International Advisory Board of UN Studies at Yale.

He has helped develop the UN peace plan for Cambodia, conclude the international Chemical Weapons Convention, initiate the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons and co-chaired the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty.

Gillian Sorensen
Gillian Sorensen
Senior Advisor at the UN Foundation and former head of the Office of External Relations for Secretary General Kofi Annan

Gillian Sorensen is Senior Adviser at the United Nations Foundation and is a national advocate on matters related to the United Nations and the United States-United Nations relationship. From l997 to 2003 she was Assistant Secretary-General for External Relations for Secretary General Kofi Annan , responsible for outreach to parliamentarians, academics, religious leaders, non-governmental organizations and other groups working for peace, human rights, and development. She also served as Special Advisor for Public Policy to Secretary-General Boutros Ghali.


Annette J. Roberts Fund for World Peace, World Law, and Peace Education

Midwest Airlines

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Mayor's Commission on the United Nations

Milwaukee Public Television

The Stanley Foundation

Wisconsin Division United Nations Association

Wisconsin Governor's Commission on the United Nations

Wisconsin Public Radio


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April 26, 2005
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pabst Theater
144 E. Wells
Milwaukee ,WI
Basic Members: $0
Premium & Above Members: $0
Non-Members: $0
Students: $0
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