Amb. Wolff, Deputy Permanent US Representative to the UN: Burkle Forum on "The Obama Administration's New Approach to the United Nations"
Join us for a lecture by Ambassador Alejandro Wolff, Deputy Permanent US Representative to the UN, on "The Obama Administration and the United Nations". This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA School of Law International Human Rights Program.
Thursday, December 03, 2009
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Bunche Hall Room 6275
Los Angeles, CA 90095
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Alejandro D. Wolff, Deputy Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations joined the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer in 1979. His assignments in Washington include tours on the Policy Planning Staff (1981-1982); in the Office of Soviet Union Affairs (1988-1989); in the Office of the Under Secretary for Political Affairs (1989-1991); as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Department (1996-1998); and as the Executive Assistant to Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell (1998-2001).
Overseas, Ambassador Wolff has had assignments in Algeria, Morocco, Chile, Cyprus, and the U.S. Mission to the EU in Brussels. His most recent position was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France May 2001-July 2005.
Ambassador Wolff is the recipient of the Department of State's Distinguished, Superior, and Meritorious Honor Awards. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1978 from the University of California at Los Angeles. Ambassador Wolff is married and the father of two children. His two foreign languages are French and Spanish.