Ambassador Kurt Volker on Ukraine, NATO and the US
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
About the event
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About the speaker
Ambassador Kurt Volker is a leading expert in U.S. foreign and national security policy with some 30 years of experience in a variety of government, academic and private sector capacities.
He served as the U.S Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations from 2017 to 2019.
Prior to his posting, Ambassador Volker served for 23 years as U.S Foreign Service Officer in Brussels, Budapest, London and several positions in Washington D.C. Before this he was the Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State from 2005 to 2008, and Deputy of staff for NATO’s Office of the Secretary General from 2002 to 2005. From 1999 to 2000 he was former director for NATO and West European Affairs at the National Security Council 1999-2001.
Ambassador Volker serves as the Executive Director of The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University based in Washington, DC. Additionally, Ambassador Volker is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, a senior Advisor at the Atlantic Council, and a Trustee of IAU College in Aix-en-Provence, France. He has taught Transatlantic relations at the George Washington University of International Affairs.