International Week 2008


International Education Week, November 17 - 21, 2008, is a joint initiative of the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Education. It is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. As part of International Week, the International Public Service Association (IPSA), the Wagner International Student Society (WISS), and other partner organizations at NYU Wagner are holding events throughout the week to bring students together in celebration of cultural exchange and international cooperation and learning.
International Week 2008 - Off the Record with Professor Ahmad Kamal

Date:
Monday, November 17, 2008

Time:
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Location:


Off the Record with Professor Ahmad Kamal


Please join us for an intimate discussion with Professor Ahmad Kamal.  Professor Kamal served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations for ten years.  He was a professional diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan for close to forty years and has held diplomatic postings in India, Belgium, France, the Soviet Union, Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Korea, and with the United Nations both in Geneva and in New York.  On Nov. 17, he will be discussing his work at the UN, as well as his publications on disarmament and global economic issues with Wagner students and other participants.  Sandwiches and refreshments will be served.

International Week 2008 - Stories from the Field: International Internship Panel

Date:
Monday, November 17, 2008

Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location:


Stories from the Field: International Internship Panel


Please join IPSA and the Wagner International Student Society (WISS) for a panel discussion with fellow Wagner students.  The panelists will include students who worked abroad during the summer of 2008 at a variety of international organizations throughout the world.  This is a great opportunity to discover ways to find and secure international internships, as well as ask questions about the experiences of other students abroad.


International Week 2008 - Fair Trade Coffee Tasting: Session 1

Date:
Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location:


Fair Trade Coffee Tasting: Session 1
Generously sponsored by Mocha Joe's Coffee of Vermont and Gillies Coffee of New York!

Join IPSA and the Wagner International Student Society (WISS) for a Fair Trade coffee tasting, led by Paula Restrepo, a Wagner alum, who was certified as a Coffee Taster when she worked for the Colombian National Coffee Federation (Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia).  Taste coffee and learn about fair trade.

 

NOTE: There is a maximum of 12 to 15 people who can participate in a tasting so only RSVP for one session.


International Week 2008 - Fair Trade Coffee Tasting: Session 2

Date:
Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:


Fair Trade Coffee Tasting: Session 2
Generously sponsored by Mocha Joe's Coffee of Vermont and Gillies Coffee of New York!

Join IPSA and the Wagner International Student Society (WISS) for a Fair Trade coffee tasting, led by Paula Restrepo, a Wagner alum, who was certified as a Coffee Taster when she worked for the Colombian National Coffee Federation (Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia).  Taste coffee and learn about fair trade.

 

NOTE: There is a maximum of 12 to 15 people who can participate in a tasting so only RSVP for one session.
 


International Week 2008 - Food Fest: International Potluck and Party!

Date:
Friday, November 21, 2008

Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location:


Food Fest: International Potluck and Party!


Please join IPSA and other student organizations for "Food Fest," an international potluck and party.  Featuring food from many countries, cultures, and traditions, the Food Fest also includes international music and art, as well as wine, beer and other refreshments.

Everyone is welcome to attend – just remember to make/bring a dish of your choice.  Everyone who brings a dish is eligible to win a prize given out during the party!

Food Fest Co-sponsors: Wagner International Student Society (WISS), Alliance of Latino and Latin American Students (ALAS), Asian Pacific American Student Alliance (APASA), Students for Criminal Justice Reform (SCJR), Urban Planning Student Association (UPSA), Wagner Review, Wagner Education Policy Studies Association (WEPSA), Wagner Student Alliance for Africa (WSAFA), Wagner Volunteer Corps (WVC)