Fernando Lugo to visit New York

Paraguay's president is taking his first official trip to the United States to attend the 63rd General Assembly of the UN. He arrives on Sunday morning and then has a slew of meetings with officials throughout the week.

A highlight that I'm trying to attend:

The Children of Latin America: A Future Without Poverty
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The Earth Institute at Columbia University and ALAS (America Latina en Accion Solidaria) present "The Children of Latin America: A Future Without Poverty - Creating Equity Through Early Childhood Development Programs," with world leaders from Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama and Paraguay. Join Jeffrey D. Sachs, Shakira, heads of state, experts and activists to discuss building a future without poverty for the children of Latin America.

REGISTER to view the LIVE WEBCAST http://www.earth.columbia.edu/children

VIDEO will be posted shortly after the event: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/children/

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