New York Democracy Forum: How Can America Advance Democracy in the WorldEvent offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
National Endowment for Democracy
- Wednesday, March 8, 2006
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
New York, NY
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Event Transcripts and Video
New York Democracy Forum lecture on how America Can Advance Democracy in the World featuring Richard Holbrooke, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Richard C. Holbrooke - Speaker
Richard C. Holbrooke served in President Clinton's cabinet as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 1999-2001. As Assistant Secretary of State for Europe (1994-1996), he was the chief architect of the 1995 Dayton peace agreement that ended the war in Bosnia. He later served as President Clinton's Special Envoy to Bosnia and Kosovo and Special Envoy to Cyprus while a private citizen. From 1993-1994, he was the U. S. Ambassador to Germany. He served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs during the Carter Administration (1977-1981) when Sino-American relations were normalized in December, 1978. Ambassador Holbrooke is currently Vice Chairman of Perseus, LLC, a leading private equity firm, and Chairman of the Asia Society.