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July 10, 2008

At A Glance

Open forum features specialist from Democratic Republic of Congo July 11

The Council for International Visitors to Iowa Cities (CIVIC), a community organization that is part of UI International Programs, is hosting a brown bag lunch open forum from noon to 1 pm. Friday, July 11, in the University Capitol Centre Commons (Room 1117). Hilaire Mputu, UNESCO Program Specialist in Education Strategies and Capacity Building from the Democratic Republic of Congo, will join in a roundtable discussion with CIVIC board member Newman Abuissa. Mputu is visiting Iowa City as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program.

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