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Bachelet at Columbia Title: Michelle Bachelet at Columbia University (en)
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On September 24, 2007, Michelle Bachelet, the first woman President of Chile, addressed the student body of Columbia University. Her speech was sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies and presented in conjunction with the World Leaders Forum which coincides with the UN meetings in New York.

President Bachelet, talked in general about the myriad of democratic styles in Latin America and the need for a pluralistic understanding of the unique strategies that each Latin American country must utilize to resolve their personal obstacles and opportunities. She stresses “participatory” democracy over “procedural” democracy in a quest to reduce income disparity between the rich and the poor.

President Bachelet Author/
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Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile
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As president of CARE USA, one of the world’s largest private relief and development organizations, Peter D. Bell is responsible for the organization's policy, administration and fundraising and for its programs in some 68 developing countries. Mr. Bell, 61, is a well-known leader in global philanthropic and humanitarian endeavors. Before becoming president of CARE in October 1995, he had been a member of CARE's Board of Directors for seven years, the last five as its chair.
 
Princeton Partner: Columbia University

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Columbia is one of the top academic and research institutions in the world, conducting pathbreaking research in medicine, science, the arts, and the humanities. Located in New York City, it includes three undergraduate schools, thirteen graduate and professional schools, and a school of continuing education. Columbia University hosts 9,813 international students, interns, scholars, and accompanying international family members from over 153 countries/places of origin. The university's goal is to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.
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  Duration: 00:41.16 Date: Jul 20, 2008 Format: mp3 IDN: 0807003
   

 
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