Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep. 28: A Conversation with US Ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz


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A Conversation with
Stephen Schwartz
United States Ambassador to Somalia
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
7–8:15 p.m.
Cowles Auditorium
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis
Please join Humphrey School Dean Eric Schwartz for a discussion with the recently sworn-in U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Stephen Schwartz. Ambassador Schwartz will comment on U.S. policy toward Somalia, the role of Somali-Americans in promoting development in Somalia and in engaging in political, social and economic issues in the United States.

On June 27, 2016, Stephen Michael Schwartz was sworn in as the thirteenth United States Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia, and the first in 25 years. Ambassador Schwartz is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Schwartz served as the Director of the Office for Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Island Affairs (ANP) in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP). He served as Deputy Director of EAP/ANP from 2008 to 2010. He also served as Director of the Office of West African Affairs.
 
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