EU Challenges in a Reshaped Global Order: Slovenian Persp.
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Ambassador Roman Kirn began his professional diplomatic career at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of SFR Yugoslavia in 1977. After Slovenia gained its independence in 1991 he was appointed as Director of the Multilateral Relations Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia. Furthermore, he was a co-founder of a joint Slovenian-US project, the International Trust Fund for demining and mine victims? assistance (ITF) in South East Europe, and he served as first Chairman of the Managing Board. Prior to his appointment in July 2002 as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations in New York, Mr. Kirn served two years (2000-2002) as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Vienna. During the Slovenian EU Presidency, he was in charge of transatlantic relations and preparations for the EU-US Summit, held in Slovenia in June 2008.Slovenia is celebrating 20 years of diplomatic relations with the U.S. and 20 years of being UN member state.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, McGhee Library
37th and O St., N.W., Washington