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Former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril to Speak at Korbel School

DENVER—Sept. 7, 2016—Dr. Mahmoud Jibril, former interim prime minister of Libya, will speak at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies on September 16. His discussion, "Making Sense of Libya Today," is hosted by the school's Pardee Center for International Futures and Center for Middle East Studies, and WorldDenver.

Joining Dr. Jibril at the noontime luncheon will be Ambassador Christopher Hill (Ret.), dean of the Josef Korbel School. The event is free and open to the public. Media are invited to attend.

Date: Friday, September 16, 2016
Time: Noon
Location: University of Denver, Sie International Relations Complex, 5th Floor, 2201 S. Gaylord St.

Media interested in attending should RSVP to Theresa Ahrens at [email protected].

Dr. Jibril is a board member of the Sir Bani Yas Forum, the Independent Commission on Multilateralism and the International Advisory Board for UniCredit Group. He holds a doctorate in political science, strategic planning and foreign policy from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jibril is visiting the Josef Korbel School to learn more about the Pardee Center's International Futures (IFs) integrated modeling tool. He will spend the afternoon of September 16 with Pardee research scientists discussing long-term planning and comprehensive national and international forecasting.

Dr. Jonathan Moyer, director of the Pardee Center, will introduce guests and launch the conversation. Dr. Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies, will moderate a question-and-answer session with the audience.

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