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May 12, 2009
The University of Warwick has announced that it is to award 15 Honorary degrees during its Summer degree ceremonies on 14th- 17th July. They include awards to pensions campaigner Rodney Bickerstaffe, Leamington born theatre critic Michael Billington, and Pascal Lamy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Short biographies of each of the people who will receive a Warwick Honorary degree with details on their degree follow below. Dates and times of press opportunities during the ceremonies will follow in July.
July 15, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=persaud_mixdown.mp3
Yesu Persaud is a leading and respected Guyanese business figure and philanthropist. He is renowned for his support of human rights and democracy, and has also been honored for his outstanding contributions in business and Indian history and culture. Here, he talks about how helping people to help themselves is the most effective way of eradicating poverty.