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Anderson's ISBA to Host First-Ever Symposium on Issues Affecting Our World

June 18, 2007

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) Ambassador James Kimonyo, Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda, will be the keynote speaker at the first-ever symposium on Issues Affecting Our World hosted by The International Business Student Association (IBSA) at UNM's Anderson School of Management.

Ambassador Kimonyo represents the hopes and aspirations of not only the Rwandan people but of the entire African nation for the creation of a better Africa in a better world. He will speak about the years of reconstruction, justice and reconciliation that have followed the Rwandan Genocide.

The symposium will include international guest speakers, entertainment, an informational expo and lunch.

The theme is "Uniting Cultures in Business." The purpose of the event is to create awareness of international issues.

WHAT: IBSA First Annual International Symposium on Issues Affecting our World

WHO: Keynote speaker Ambassador James Kimonyo of Rwanda.

WHEN: Friday July 27, 12 to 3 p.m.

WHERE: UNM Student Union Building Ballroom B

ADMISSION: $20 and open to the public.

Tickets for the symposium are $20 at the door. Tables for informational booths are available to international, non-profit and student organizations. For reservations or further information, please contact Joan Sittingbull at joansittingbull@msn.com or (505) 991-3491.

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The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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