FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
CONTACT: Ronnie Hess, Director of Communications, Division of International Studies, (608) 262-5590, email@example.com
INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK OFFICIAL TO SPEAK AT UW
Madison, WI – H. Stephen Halloway, a lawyer and prominent international agency officer who has held ambassadorial-rank posts, will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, Wednesday, February 28, 2007.
Mr. Halloway will speak on “Employment in International Organizations: Opportunities and Strategies.” The talk, part of International Opportunities Month, is at 3 p.m. in room 260, Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive.
Mr. Halloway is currently a senior advisor in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Office of External Relations in Washington, D.C. His experience on international trade, development, and environmental issues is extensive, including Pacific Rim and European countries, as well as those in North and South America.
Mr. Halloway has served as liaison to U.S. government agencies, multilateral organizations, such as the World Bank Group, and the business community in North America. He was head of mission and representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization at UN Headquarters in New York from 1990 to 1994.
In 1981, Mr. Halloway was general counsel to U.S. Senator Robert Kasten, Jr. (R-Wisconsin) and was Republican staff counsel to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in the U.S. Senate from 1976 to 1981. From 1973 to 1976, he was an attorney with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. A 1969 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison who received his J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law, Mr. Halloway served as a member of the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners from 1982 to 1988. He continues to serve as a Bar Examiner.
Mr. Halloway’s visit is sponsored by the Division of International Studies, the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies program (LACIS) and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).