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January 27, 2004 - January 29, 2004

The Unipolar World - Can the US lead?

H.E. Prof. Jose Ramos-Horta

Nobel Peace Laureate, Timor-Leste

Keynote Speaker

The Hon. Jose Ramos-Horta is Senior Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Timor-Leste. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and a Distinguished Visiting Professor with the University of Victoria, Melbourne. Prof. Ramos-Horta was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996. He is the recipient of many other international awards including the Grand Cross of the Order of Freedom awarded by the President of Portugal. He holds more than 10 Doctor Honoris Causa from some of the most prestigious universities in the US, Australia and Portugal and is a patron of the International Peace Foundation. Prof. Ramos-Horta has been active in the pursuit of peace not only in his own country but has been very successfully involved in hostage release negotiations in Columbia and as a mediator in Guinea-Bissau (West Africa).

Tuesday, January 27, 2004:

14:30 Keynote speech and dialogue at the Asian Institute of Technology

His lecture at AIT will also be LIVE webcasted on

Info and free tickets: Phone (02) 524 6065, Fax (02) 524 5883, E-mail

19:30 Evening talk and dialogue at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

Info and tickets: Phone (02) 652 0580-1, Fax (02) 652 0582, E-mail

Wednesday, January 28, 2004:

10:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at the National Defense Studies Institute (not a public event)

Thursday, January 29, 2004:

09:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Khon Kaen University

Info and free tickets: Phone/Fax (043) 202 425, E-mail

16:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Chiang Mai University

Info and free tickets: Phone (053) 943 661-5, 224 076 and 941 007, Fax (053) 219 252, 943 666 and 942 666, E-mail and