University of Pittsburgh
January 20, 2003

Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Announces 2003 Ethics and Accountability Lecture Series First of two lectures to examine "Ethics of the New War" with Carnegie Council President John H. Rosenthal

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January 21, 2003

PITTSBURGH—The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh has announced the spring 2003 schedule for its Ethics and Accountability Lecture Series.

The first presentation, cosponsored by Pitt's Ridgway Center for International Studies, is titled "Ethics of the New War." It will be held Jan. 30, featuring John H. Rosenthal, president of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs.

The second lecture, "Corporate Accountability and Social Responsibility," will be delivered by Carl Ware, executive vice president for the Coca-Cola Company, on March 13.

Lectures will be held in 2K56 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. They begin at 4 p.m. and are followed by a reception at 5:30 p.m.

Rosenthal has been president of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs since 1995. He is editor of the journal Ethics & International Affairs, author of "Righteous Realists" (Louisiana State University Press, 1991), and editor of "Ethics and International Affairs: A Reader," (2nd edition, Georgetown University Press, 1999). Among his most recent publications are "Henry Stimson's Clue" in World Policy Journal, Fall 1997; "Ethics" in Bruce W. Jentleson et al.'s "Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations" (Oxford University Press, 1996); and "Cycles of Moral Dialogue" in the forthcoming "The Communitarian Reader." He also serves as adjunct professor in the Department of Politics at New York University.

The Carnegie Council was founded in New York City in 1914, when Andrew Carnegie assembled a group of religious, academic, and political leaders and appointed them trustees of an organization named the Church Peace Union, forerunner to the Carnegie Council, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education in the field of ethics and international affairs.

Ware is executive vice president of public affairs and administration for Coca-Cola. He is responsible for communications, government relations, corporate external affairs, and facilities management. Previously, he served as president of Coca-Cola's Africa Group, with operational responsibility for 50 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ware joined Coca-Cola in 1974 as an urban and governmental affairs specialist. In 1979, he was named vice president of special markets for Coca-Cola USA, with responsibility for expanding African American and Hispanic marketing and advertising programs. In 1982, Ware was elected vice president of urban affairs to oversee the company's domestic and international external affairs and philanthropic programs. He was elected a senior vice president of the company in 1986.

Ware began his career as director of housing for the Urban League of Pittsburgh Inc. From 1970 to 1973, he worked for the Atlanta Housing Authority as director of family and community services and deputy director of urban redevelopment. In 1973 he was elected to the Atlanta City Council and served as its president from 1976 to 1979. Ware chaired the Metropolitan Atlanta United Way Campaign in 1990, helping to raise more than $51 million for disadvantaged families in the Atlanta community. He earned the master's degree in public administration from GSPIA in 1977.

The Ethics and Accountability Lecture Series is made possible through the financial support of LaVonne and Glen Johnson. LaVonne Johnson earned the master's degree in public administration from GSPIA in 1980.

The lectures are open to the public. For more information, call 412-648-1336 or visit www.gspia.pitt.edu.

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