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World Affairs Council of WNC

13 Nov 2012

The World Affairs Council of Western North Carolina Presents:

Larry André

Director, Office of the Special Envoy for the Sudan and South Sudan
U.S. Department of State

"Background & Current Developments in the Sudan/South Sudan Crisis:
USG interests and conflict resolution efforts.”

As this MAIN calender entry goes to press Larry André is in Sudan. He will join us in Asheville shortly after his stateside return.

He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, joining the Office of the Special Envoy for Sudan in August 2011. He has served overseas as Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy Dar es Salaam; Political Counselor at U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya; Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone; Regional Environment Officer for East Africa covering 14 countries from Addis Ababa; and as Management Officer at U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea. He also served at U.S. Missions to Iraq, Bangladesh, Cameroon and Nigeria.

He has served domestically as the Deputy Director of the African Affairs Bureau’s Executive Office and as the Deputy Director of the Office of West African Affairs. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. André worked in Chad on a refugee resettlement project and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal.

Manheimer Room -- Reuter Center -- UNCA. - 7:30 PM

This program is free to subscribing members of the World Affairs Council of Western North Carolina, joint WACWNC-OLLI members, and full time UNCA students. Admission is $8.00 for all others.

For further information call George Peery at (828) 242-6380 or email: