Foreign Policy Association Hosts Kofi Annan Policy Speech at Baruch College

NEW YORK , NEW YORK – October 22, 2014 – Kofi AnnanThe Foreign Policy Association (FPA) will host its Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honor of David Hamburg with a lecture by Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan titled “New World Disorder: Challenges for the UN in the 21st Century with Kofi Annan.” The event will take place at Baruch College, Mason Hall on October 23, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Mr. Annan will discuss the many challenges facing the UN today while also drawing from his new book We the Peoples: A UN for the Twenty-First Century.

Advanced registration required to cover the event. Please contact Adam Camiolo at or at (212) 481-8100 Ext.251. Join the conversation on Twitter at: #FPAAnnan.

The Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honor of David Hamburg was established in 2012 to honor long-time Carnegie Corporation President David Hamburg. The Lecture series focuses on increasing support for preventive action, conflict mediation, and reconciliation, and is given by global leaders who represent these ideals through their dedication and hard work. The inaugural lecture was given by David Hamburg who discussed the importance of preventative action.

Founded in 1918, the mission of the Foreign Policy Association today, as it has been throughout its 96-year history, is to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan publications and programs, FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process. To learn more about the Foreign Policy Association, please visit

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to