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School of Diplomacy and International Relations
World Leaders Forum Presents

Leonel Fernández Reyna, J.D.

Former President of the Dominican Republic
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
6:30 p.m., Chancellor's Suite

Lecture and Signing of Memorandum of Understanding Between Seton Hall's School of Diplomacy, Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) and the United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic (UNA-DR)
Co-sponsored by the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute
Dr. Leonel Fernandez

About Leonel Fernández Reyna, J.D.

Leonel Fernández Reyna is a former head of state of the Dominican Republic. In 1996, he became the youngest democratically elected president of the Dominican Republic and the first elected candidate from the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD). His three-term administration focused on the modernization of the State, institution strengthening and transparency, public services, and economic and social development. Currently, he is president of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (FUNGLODE). Read expanded biography »



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About the World Leaders Forum
The School of Diplomacy and International Relations World Leaders Forum promotes dialogue on critical global concerns. International leaders address complex and challenging issues in search of new avenues for building peace.

Past guests, listed with their title at the time of their visit, include UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, former President of Poland Lech Walesa, former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair, current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee, and U.S. National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice.

About the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute
Inspired by the legacy of Joseph A. Unanue, the Latino Institute at Seton Hall University is dedicated to empowering Latino students to fulfill their potential as servant leaders and scholars. With the Institute's support and guidance, students build stronger linkages to their heritage through cultural programming, education, academic scholarship, mentorship, skill development and critical thinking.

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