Former U.N. Ambassador Kishore Mahbubani of Singapore to Speak at Penn

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 30, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY

Former U.N. Ambassador Kishore Mahbubani of Singapore to Speak at University of Pennsylvania

WHO:Kishore Mahbubani, former Singapore Ambassador to the United

Nations

WHAT:The Provosts Global Forum, The Greatest Asian Century

WHEN:Nov. 13, 2006, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:University of Pennsylvania

Huntsman Hall, Room G-6

During Kishore Mahbubanis 33 years as a civil servant, he has served in the Singapore Foreign Service, was Singapore's ambassador to the U.N twice between 1984 and 2004 and was president of the U.N. Security Council in 2001 and 2002.

He is the author of "Can Asians Think?" and of "Beyond the Age of Innocence: Rebuilding Trust Between America and the World."