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 Lecture Series
Feb 2, 2018
1:00 PM
Riggs Alumni Center

Irina Bokova, born in Sofia (Bulgaria), has served two terms Director-General of UNESCO (2009 to 2017). She is the first woman and the first Eastern European to lead the Organization. She represented Bulgaria as Interim Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to France, Monaco and UNESCO and served as Personal Representative of its President to the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.

In 2050, experts expect the global population to hit the 10 billion with close to 70% of those humans living in urban areas. With no shortage of issues to solve, we must seriously address the question: "For Who and For What are cities being designed for?"