Past Event

Esther Brimmer: President Obama and the United Nations How the Obama administration has re-oriented U.S. foreign policy toward the UN over the last 5 years
When: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:30 - Friday, January 10, 2014 - 11:00

Esther Brimmer, former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, will speak about her experience working for the Obama administration with regards to the United Nations. She is currently the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

Dr. Brimmer's career includes serving at the U.S. Department of State three times, most recently as the Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs in from April 2009 to June 2013. She was a member of the Policy Planning Staff from 1999-2001 and from 1993-1995 was special assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs.

This event is organized by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University's Political Science Department, the U.S. Consulate in Montreal, and the Canadian International Council.

Registration is mandatory.

Hosted by
AmCham Quebec