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Strategic Unease: A World in Search of a New Balance

Time: Friday, April 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade - 1016 Budapest, 1016, Hungary Map

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has the pleasure to invite you to the public lecture entitled Strategic Unease: A World in Search of a New Balance.

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

has the pleasure to invite you to the public lecture entitled

"Strategic Unease: A World in Search of a New Balance"

by

Mr Johan Verbeke

Director General of the EGMONT - Royal Institute of International Relations

to be held on

20th April 2018 (Friday) at 10.00

at the

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

13-15. Bérc street, Budapest 1016

 

The event is public but registration is required.

Please register until until noon on 19th April.

The discussion will be held in English.

Audio and video recording of the event is only allowed upon advance permission by the organizers.

 

JOHAN VERBEKE is the Director General of the Brussels based Think Tank EGMONT – Royal Institute of International Relations since 2017. He has been a lifelong Belgian diplomat with postings in the Middle East, Central Afrika and South America. He is a former Chef de Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He served both in the EU (1992-94) and in the UN in New Yok (2004-09) where he was representing Belgium in the Security Council. He has been the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General both to Lebanon and Georgia. His last two postings were Ambassador in London (2010-13), where he was granted the ‘Best Ambassador of the Year’ (2011) award, and Washington (2014-16). He holds an LL.M. from the Yale Law School.