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Sunday, March 9 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
When the Torch is Passed: Still Solving Global Problems

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The world has a tremendous need for experienced leaders to advance democracy and respond to crises.  How do former presidents or prime ministers contribute after stepping down from official roles? The Club de Madrid is the world´s largest forum of former heads of state who take their wisdom across professional boundaries.

Moderators
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Michele Wucker

President, World Policy Institute
Michele Wucker is President of the World Policy Institute, a New York based center for global policy thought leadership, and Publisher of World Policy Journal.  She received a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on changing views of citizenship, is a 2009 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a 2008 Young Leader of the American Council on Germany.

Speakers
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Ms. Vaira Vike-Freiberga

President, Club de Madrid, Former President of Latvia (1997-2006)
Ms. Vīķe-Freiberga served as President of Latvia from 1999-2007.  She was instrumental in achieving Latvian membership in the European Union and NATO. She was named Special Envoy to the Secretary General on United Nations reform in 2006. Ms. Vike-Freiberga was elected as President, Club de Madrid in 2013.


Sunday March 9, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Science Bldg: Rm 123 Augsburg College

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