Rice University logo
Top blue bar image Educational Technologies

Webcast Event Details

Race Against Time: An Evening with Stephen Lewis
Stephen Lewis, former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, speaks at Rice University.
date:6:00PM   US Central (GMT −0500)
Thursday, September 25, 2008
location:Rice University, Baker Hall
sponsor:James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

Formerly the special envoy to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Stephen Lewis is the chair of the board of The Stephen Lewis Foundation in Canada. He is also a professor in global health in the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, as well as a co-director of AIDS-Free World, a new international AIDS advocacy organization based in the United States.

Lewis’ work with the United Nations spanned more than two decades. He was the U.N. secretary-general’s special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa from June 2001 until the end of 2006. From 1995 to 1999, Lewis was the deputy executive director of UNICEF at the organization’s global headquarters in New York. From 1984 to 1988, he was Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.

This event is co-sponsored by Rice University's Beyond Traditional Borders, Rice 360º and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management. It is free and open to the public.

watch:Click an available format icon to retrieve the archived webcast:
win logo                 mp4 logo