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Power without Glory: UN contributions to economic and social thinking and practice

Sir Richard Jolly, former assistant secretary general of the United Nations and current co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project, will explore the UN's contributions to economic and social thinking in a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 21 November.

Sir Richard Jolly is a former assistant secretary general of the United Nations and current co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project. During his time at the UN he held senior positions in both UNICEF and UNDP. Before joining the United Nations he was for nine years director of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. He is a former chairman of the UN Association of the United Kingdom.

Power Without Glory: UN contributions to economic and social thinking and practice is on Tuesday 21 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, London WC2A. The event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes

This event is hosted jointly by LSE's Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Development Studies Institute, International Relations department, the Ralph Miliband Programme and supported by LSE's Annual Fund. The final event in the series will take place on Thursday 30 November. Dr Edwin Feulner will present a lecture entitled Real Reform at the United Nations|.

13 November 2006

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