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Second in Command: A Conversation with UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson on Global Politics, Leadership, and His Role at the Top of the United Nations

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
Join Professor Elisabeth Lindenmayer and Deputy-Secretary General Eliasson for a discussion on the current geopolitical climate, challenges faced by the United Nations, and Eliasson's lifetime of responsibilities, including: his current position as DSG; his role as Special Envoy for Darfur; President of the UN General Assembly; the first Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs; Sweden's Ambassador to the United States; Foreign Minister of Sweden; Highlights from his UN mediation missions in six different conflicts, including Iran and Iraq.