Director of US Special Envoy Office at UNCA

ASHEVILLE NC – Larry Andre, director of the U.S. Special Envoy Office to Sudan, just returned from that country, will provide an update on ongoing crisis there which has caused the displacement of 900,000 people in the past year. His talk is sponsored by the World Affairs Council, the UNC Asheville Department of Political Science and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Andre will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the UNC Asheville Reuter Center, Manheimer Room.

Before his service in Sudan, Andre served in U.S. missions to Iraq, Bangladesh, Cameroon and Nigeria, and was the political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Admission is $8.00 for the public; free to members of the World Affairs Council and UNC Asheville students. For more information, visit olliasheville.com or call 828.251.6140.

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