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Foreign assistance agency director to speak at BYU Kennedy Center Jan. 28

The director of external affairs for the InterAmerican Foundation will speak at the International Forum Series Wednesday, Jan. 28, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building on the Brigham Young University campus.

Patrick Breslin will address development issues during a lecture titled "If We Know What Works in Development, Why Don't We Do More of It?"

The InterAmerican Foundation is an independent foreign assistance agency of the U.S. government working to promote equitable, responsive and participatory self-help development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Breslin has traveled widely For the IAF and conducted research published in magazines and newspapers nationwide. In addition to his research articles and reviews, Breslin is the author of two books, "Report on a Mission to Uruguay" and "Development and Dignity: Grassroots Development and the Inter-American Foundation: a History."

The lecture is sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and will be webcast live at kennedy.byu.edu/events/index.html.

Contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 for more information, or visit the Kennedy Center Web site at kennedy.byu.edu/events for archived lectures and a calendar of other upcoming events and lectures.

Writer: Lee Simons

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