Wednesday, November 19, 2008Ernest C. Ball Hall Auditorium, Room 127
Public Lecture: Where the Heck is Ouagadougou, and Why Should I Care? - Mr. John Dinger, Principal Deputy Assistance Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research7 p.m. - Ernest C. Ball Hall Auditorium, Room 127
Reception immediately following.
Mr. John Dinger, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and
Research and former Ambassador to Mongolia, will present a lecture entitled "Where
the Heck is Ouagadougou, and Why Should I care? The Importance of U.S. Engagement
Abroad". This lecture will discuss the importance of international engagement on
many levels, including diplomacy, bi-lateral relations, international exchange programs,
and cooperation on a host of issues such as anti-terrorism and climate change. A reception
in the Slocumb Gallery will immediately follow the lecture.
Ambassador Dinger meeting with nomadic herders in remote western Mongolia. (Photo courtesy of Senior Administrative Assistant Luvsanjav, Embassy Ulaan Bator.)