Global Leader Series: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir

October 16, 2007, 2:10 pm

The Honorable Urs Ziswiler
Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States 

In this engaging and provocative series, Alon Ben-Meir, professor of international relations, journalist, and author, hosts leaders from around the world in conversations that probe critical global issues from the foreign policy and diplomatic perspective of nations around the world.

Prior to his arrival in Washington , DC as ambassador of Switzerland to the U.S., Urs Ziswiler served as head of the Directorate of Political Affairs at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and as senior diplomatic advisor to the minister of foreign affairs. Ambassador Ziswiler has held a number of postings in Bern and abroad, including positions in Canada, the Bahamas, Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Argentina, Israel, Congo, Nigeria, and Norway.

Time: 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Location: The public assembly room Center for Global Affairs, NYU, in the Woolworth Building – 15 Barclay Street (between Broadway and Church Street)
Registration: Events are open to the public at no charge. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Doors open 30 minutes before programs begin. Register by phone at 212-992-8380 or email details to:

Center for Global Affairs, NYU

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