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September 24, 2001

CSUS talk explores United Nations' role

Abdel Hamid BouabThe future of the United Nations in today's world will be examined by Abdel Hamid Bouab, U.N. chief of public finance and private sector development, at noon, Thursday, Oct. 4 at California State University, Sacramento. The talk is co-sponsored by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.

Bouab helps governments develop revenues through tax revenues and private foreign investment, managing public expenditures and encouraging private sector development. In addition, he works with the United Nations to develop technical cooperation programs between the United Nations and higher learning institutions.

Bouab is also a professor of economics and finance at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Graduate School of Business Administration, Teaneck, N.J., and Pace University, N.Y. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and the executive committee of the International Association of University Presidents. Bouab is also the founding trustee and president of the Moroccan-American Foundation. He was educated in France and has worked with the United Nations since 1969.

His talk is part of the CSUS College of Business Administration's Melvin and Audrey Shore Endowed Lectures on International Trade. The lecture series was established by CSUS to honor Melvin Shore's 37 years of work in advancing international trade and his contributions in developing the Port of Sacramento.

The free lecture will be held in the Hinde Auditorium at the CSUS University Union. For more information, call (916) 278-6578. For media assistance, call CSUS public affairs, (916) 278-6156.


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