Seton Hall Graduate Degree in International Affairs
Seton Hall Graduate Degree in International Affairs

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Lowell Flanders

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Lowell Flanders, an American, is a retired staff member of the United Nations, having served with its relief operation in Bangladesh, as an assistant resident representative with the UN Development Program in Venezuela and with the Commission on Sustainable Development. He was president of the UN staff union for two terms and was a board member of the Association of Former Internations Civil Servants.

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Seton Hall Graduate Degree in International Affairs


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