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Wednesday, February 8th

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7:00 pm

Janis Mazeiks, United Nations Latvian Ambassador

HN2023 - Kondysar Presentation
Janis Mazeiks will be on campus on Wednesday, February 8 to speak on "A New Cold War in East Europe?"

Mazeiks joined the Latvian diplomatic service in 1995. During his public service career he has primarily dealt with international organizations (United Nations, Council of Europe, OSCE) and has been actively involved in human rights policy development in Latvia. He served as Latvia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France between 2002 and 2005. In addition, he served as Latvia’s Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva and to the WTO from 2007 to 2011. In 2006-2007 he was the Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of the Republic of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga and was involved in the preparations for the NATO Riga Summit in 2006. Most recently, in September of 2013, Janis Mazeiks took up the position of Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

This talk is cosponsored by UNA-USA Mid-Hudson Valley and World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

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