UNA-NY Ambassador Series

 

Forging Consensus:
US-Asia Policy in the Next Administration

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill




Monday, January 14, 2013

6:30 to 7:00 p.m. | Registrationand Reception
7:00 p.m. | Presentation
8:00 p.m. | Reception

 

Reservations for this event are now CLOSED

NOTE : There is NO waiting list for this program. The event is fully booked, and walk-ins will NOT be permitted those with reservations may not bring guests.

 

Columbia University Club of New York
15 West 43rd Street
New York, New York

 

ADMISSION

UNA Members: FREE
UNA Student Members: FREE
Guests and Non-Members: $15

All MEMBERS must make a reservation to attend
All NON-MEMBERS must pay in advance to attend
(NO payments at the door)



Ambassador Christopher R. Hill is the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at The University of Denver, a position he has held since September 2010.

Christopher Robert Hill is a former career diplomat, a four-time ambassador, nominated by three presidents, whose last post was as Ambassador to Iraq (April 2009 - August 2010).

Prior to Iraq, Hill served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (2005-09), during which he was also the head of the U.S. delegation to the Six Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue. Earlier, he was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Previously he served as U.S. Ambassador to Poland (2000-04), Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia (1996-99) and Special Envoy to Kosovo (1998-99). He also served as a Special Assistant to the President and a Senior Director on the staff of the National Security Council, between 1999 and 2000.

The Ambassador received the State Department's Distinguished Service Award for his contributions as a member of the U.S. negotiating team in the Bosnia peace settlement, and was a recipient of the Robert S. Frasure Award for Peace Negotiations for his work on the Kosovo crisis.

Ambassador Hill graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine with a B.A. in Economics. He received a Master's degree from the Naval War College in 1994. He speaks Polish, Serbo-Croatian, and Macedonian.


ADMISSION

NOTE : Reservations for this event are now CLOSED

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