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IPED Lecture on Global Water Needs Rescheduled

Contact: Michael Larkin

NEW YORK— The International Political Economy and Development Program (IPED) at Fordham University is hosting the lecture, “Water: A World Without,” on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at Bard Hall on 410 West 58th Street. This lecture is the third in a five-part series, all of which are free and open to the public.

The presentation will concentrate on how major cities are meeting the water needs of their growing populations, the role of wastewater management in supplying water and issues concerning water rights. Panelists will include Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ph.D, International Law Water Research Institute at the University of Dundee in Scotland; Carlos Linares, Ph.D, a senior water policy advisor for the United Nations Development Programme; Peter Rogers, Ph.D, the Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Engineering and Professor of City and Regional Planning at Harvard University; and Roberto Lenton, chair of the technical committee of the Global Water Partnership.

TIME:        7 P.M.
                 410 WEST 58TH STREET (B/N 9TH AND 10TH AVE.)

The two remaining lectures are “Conservation and the Law: Land Rights, Enforcement, Intellectual Property,” on April 5; and “The Impact of Subsidies and Trade Arrangements on Conservation,” on May 17. The series will culminate in a three-day conference, “The State of Our World: New Strategies for Development,” June 16 to 18 on the Rose Hill campus.

The last two lectures will be held at 7 p.m. in the 12th-floor lounge of the Leon Lowenstein building on the Lincoln Center campus. Reservations are required. For a complete listing of events and speakers, and to make a reservation, visit the IPED website at

Established in 1979, IPED was founded in the Jesuit tradition of pursuing open intellectual discourse for the betterment of the world. The program prepares students to work as administrators and analysts for a wide range of international organizations involved in the global economy or international development issues.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, 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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