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International Relations Expert Donal Doyle to Speak at Trent University on February 26


Trent Alumnus to Discuss Peace Building in the 21st Century

Thursday, February 22, 2007, Peterborough

Trent University is pleased to announce that alumnus Donal Doyle, political advisor to the United Nations and the European Union, will be giving a presentation entitled “International Relations: Peace Building, Putting Theory to Practice” on Monday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Champlain College Council Chambers.

This event will provide members of the Trent community and the public with a unique opportunity to discuss current peace building efforts first-hand with an expert who has extensive international field experience.

Mr. Doyle has traveled throughout the world with the United Nations on peacekeeping missions, and will be drawing from these experiences during his presentation. From 2002-2004, he was with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring the Georgia/Chechnya border. Beginning in 2004 until February of this year, Mr. Doyle was political advisor to the European Union Police Mission (EUPM) in Bosnia. Other international organizations Mr. Doyle has worked for include the United Nations Refugee Agency in Geneva, the Irish Embassy in Geneva, the Canadian Embassy in Dublin, and OSCE in Bosnia.

The Council Chambers are located on the ground floor of Champlain College on the west bank of Trent University. There is no charge for this event, and all are welcome to attend.


For further information, please contact:
Professor Stephen Brown, Trent University at (705) 748-1011, ext. 1238