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    Taking a Stand: Challenges and Controversies in Reproductive Health, Maternal Mortality, and HIV/AIDS

    A Symposium in Honor of Allan Rosenfield and His Four Decades of Bold Leadership in Public Health


    This World Leaders Forum program addresses public health issues of profound global importance-issues directly related to the Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Allan Rosenfield, Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health, has pioneered innovative programs in reproductive health, maternal mortality, and the treatment of HIV-infected women, men and children. He has advanced the health and human rights of populations around the world. Presentations and discussions featured foremost public health and policy experts from major international health organizations, the United Nations, leading academic institutions, and distinguished faculty from the Mailman School of Public Health.

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    Press Freedom in China

    This symposium, being moderated by President Lee C. Bollinger, explores the dilemmas of contemporary Chinese journalism and the challenges and opportunities of working in China today.

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    Symposium: Across Generations and Borders—Mentoring Artists in a Global Culture

    The symposium offers a unique opportunity for the artists to discuss with each other, and with the audience, how they have reached across lines of age, nationality, and artistic discipline through their mentoring activities.

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    Dialogue with the Dalai Lama: "Tibetan Studies in the Modern Research University"

    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama participates in a dialogue about Tibetan studies at Columbia University in terms of its importance in religious studies, East and South Asian studies, and the sciences.

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    The event features a talk by President Jalal Talabani of Iraq followed by a question-and-answer session moderated by President Lee C. Bollinger.

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    The Millennium Development Goals from Rwanda's Perspective

    At the heart of Rwanda's development efforts is the last and perhaps the most important of all eight Millennium Development Goals-a global partnership for development. President Paul Kagame gives a speech crediting those partnerships-at the local, national, and global levels-for moving Rwanda forward on the path to a brighter future.



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    Taking Power Peacefully: Reflections on the Post-Communist Revolutions of 2000–2004

    In Georgia's Rose Revolution, between 2000 and 2004, a massive popular opposition movement bloodlessly toppled a corrupt regime of the former communist bloc. In his address, President Mikheil Saakashvili examines a variety of issues and challenges of ensuring that democratic revolutions remain democratic.

    Cohosted by the Harriman Institute.


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    Working Together to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

    This event features a panel discussion highlighting the different approaches that countries are taking to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and a keynote address by President Yudhoyono of Indonesia.

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    The Millennium Development Goals: Social Justice and Promotion of Equality

    Tarja Halonen, the first female president of Finland, addresses a large crowd in Columbia University's Low Library during the opening session of the 2005 World Leaders Forum.

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