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"Crafting International Agreements, Constitutions, and Laws. Nation Building in Action-- How to Represent the Public Interest: Through the Prism of Oil and Gas, Conflict and Independence Movements"


April 9, 2010 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Room 280B
"Alumnus Jenik Radon, JD '71, Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, will speak with students interested in international human rights, contract law, and state building. Prof. Radon will speak about how he hasbeen able to take his ideas from the planning and development stages to actually impacting change in places as diverse as Nepal, Georgia, Estonia, and Mexico: drafting and implementing the peace constitution of Nepal, representing Georgia in its negotiation with BP and other oil and gas majors, and initiating a nation branding campaign in Mexico.