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Burkle Forum with Former Pres. of Peru Alejandro Toledo: "Global Financial Crisis & the Fight Against Poverty"

Co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute and the Burkle Center, this lecture is part of the Burkle Forum series to serve the UCLA community by presenting lectures, moderated discussions, panels, and other events featuring internationally renowned scholars, practitioners, and leaders who share their views on the most important international relations issues confronting the U.S. and the world today.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UCLA Royce Hall Room 314
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. Alejandro Toledo

Former President of Peru
Founder and President, Global Center for Development and Democracy
Distinguished University Fellow, Stanford University

Dr. Alejandro Toledo was democratically elected President of Peru in 2001 and served through 2006. The fight against poverty through health and educational investment was the central aim of Toledo’s presidency. Before becoming President, Dr. Toledo worked for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., and the United Nations in New York. He has lectured in more than 40 countries on issues of poverty, economic growth, and democracy and received 46 honorary doctoral degrees from prestigious universities around the world.

Special Instructions

This lecture is free and open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. Parking available in lot 5 for $9.

For more information please contact:


Tel: 310-206-6365


Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, Latin American Institute


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