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Contemporary Africa-China and Corruption: Challenge or Curse?

March 20, 12:00 PM


After graduating from Harvard Law School in 1966, speaker Jim Friedlander joined the Peace Corps and was stationed in Malawi. Thus began a half century international career. He was legal advisor to Malawi’s Foreign Ministry, followed by stints with the World Bank, Citibank, and international law firms, large and small. He has lived for extensive periods in the D.C. area, Nairobi, Moscow. and now London He has worked directly in 25 African countries as well as in the Soviet Union/Russia and Eastern Europe. Jim has worked as both a lawyer and banker and served on the boards of a listed bank and a listed mining company. He is currently on the board of a renewable energy company. During this semi-annual trip to the States, he will join other 1966 Malawi volunteers in Florida.

Catered by Jorgensen's Cafe, lunch costs $12. Lunch choices are roast beef sandwich, chicken pesto, and vegetarian with vegan option, served with Hungarian vegetable soup, cookie, coffee and tea. Lunch will be served at 11:30.

To register email Margy or call her at 377-2031. If you order lunch and plans change you need to notify Margy ahead of time or pay Global Forum for your meal. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch.


March 20
12:00 PM


Mid-Maine Global Forum
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