Lecture: "Will China Replace the US in the Global Leadership Race?"
Presentation from Dr. Roy Morey on "Will China Replace the US in the Global Leadership Race?"
Dr. Roy Morey will be giving a luncheon presentation on the topic: "Will China Replace the US in the Global Leadership Race?" addressed in the epilogue of his latest book The United Nations at Work in Asia: An Envoy's Account of Development in China, Vietnam, Thailand and the South Pacific.
Read more about the book!
When: February 24, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Where: United Nations Information Center (UNIC)
1775 K St,
Washington, DC 20240
Who: Dr. Roy Morey, Author, (ret.) Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP headquarters in New York.
Cost: No Charge
Registration Deadline: February 20, 2014
After serving 22 years with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Roy Morey retired in December, 1999 and moved to Tucson, AZ with his wife, Delores. During Morey's tenure with the UNDP, he was Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP headquarters in New York and Director of the UNDP office in Washington, D.C. He served as the UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator (with the rank of ambassador) in the South Pacific (1981-1983), China (1988-1992), and Vietnam (1992-1996) with overall responsibility for all UN development efforts. In Thailand, he served as Deputy UNDP Resident Representative (1978-1981).
Before joining UNDP, Morey served on the White House staff under President Richard Nixon (1971-1973) and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1973-1977).
Morey received his BA (Social Science) from Northern Arizona University in 1959. After receiving his PhD in Government from the University of Arizona in 1964, Morey was Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He is an international consultant and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Northern Arizona University Foundation, the YMCA of Southern Arizona and the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations.