/R E P E A T -- Invitation to the media - International organization dedicated to sustainable development and human rights - The Institute of Cultural Affairs International establishes its Secretariat in Montreal/

    MONTREAL, June 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal International invites the
media, on June 25 at 5:30 p.m., to attend the official inauguration of the
Secretariat of the Institute of Cultural Affairs International (ICAI), an
international organization that encompasses a network of more than 30 national
organizations dedicated to promoting culture in support of human development.
    Representatives of the Ministère des Relations internationales du Québec,
of the City of Montréal, ICAI members and partners, and other guests from the
business and international organizations communities, will attend the event.
    The media are also invited to attend the lecture by Mr. Robert Calderisi,
former World Bank spokesperson for Africa and author of the successful book,
"The Trouble with Africa: Why Foreign Aid Isn't Working".

    What:  1) Official inauguration of the Secretariat of the Institute of
              Cultural Affairs International
           2) Speech by Mr. Robert Calderisi : "Africa's New Challenges: Why
              Current Aid Won't Help And What Will"

    Place: Concordia University, J.A. de Sève Cinema (J.W. McConnell
           Building, Local LB-125)
           1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montréal

    Date:  Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Time:  5:30 p.m. (inauguration ceremony) / 6:45 p.m. (lecture)

    Cocktail receptions will start at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    The event will feature an exhibition of ICA human development projects
from around the world, and international guests will be present to discuss
their projects.

For further information:

For further information: Céline Clément, Montréal International, (514)
987-9390, Cell.: (514) 892-4030, celine.clement@montrealinternational.com

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