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His Excellency Grigori Hovhannissian, Ambassador of Armenia to the United States

Date : Oct 12, 2017
Time : 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Place : Horizon Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20004

Join us for a wine and cheese reception at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 6:45 p.m.

 

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Please join the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC as we host His Excellency Grigori Hovhannissian, Ambassador of Armenia to the United States


Prior to joining his country’s foreign service, Ambassador Hovhannissian served in numerous positions with the United Nations, including: UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia (1994-98), UN Secretariat Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Kinshasa DRC (1998-2000) and Senior Advisor to the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General in Iraq (2004-2009). 


Having been involved with some of the most significant conflict areas in the last 25 years, the Ambassador will comment on current areas of conflict and UN activity.


Marc E. Albert, the Nominations and Governance Committee Chair of the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC Board of Directors, and a partner at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in Washington, DC, will serve as discussant.


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