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Ambassador to speak on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

September 10, 2009
United States Ambassador Nancy Soderberg will give a lecture Monday, Sept. 21, at Drake University on "International Law and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction."

 
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in the Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.

Soderberg has nearly 20 years of experience in the formation of United States foreign policy. She has a deep understanding of policy-making and negotiations at the highest levels of government and the United Nations.

As a member of the Clinton administration, Soderberg served as a member of the National Security Council and as Alternative Representative to the United Nations.

She achieved international recognition for her efforts to promote peace in Northern Ireland.

Soderberg also has been involved in:
  • The United Nations mission to Indonesia and East Timor 

  • Key negotiations for the United Nations' resolutions regarding the Middle East and Africa

  • Conducting shuttle diplomacy in Latin America

  • Assisting in the development of the Clinton administration's policies toward political and economic normalization with Vietnam
She is a distinguished visiting scholar at the University of North Florida and the president and CEO of Soderberg Global Solutions.

The lecture is sponsored by Drake University's Center on Global Citizenship and the National Security Network.

For more information on this lecture and other upcoming events, visit the Drake Center on Global Citizenship's Web site at http://www.drake.edu/international/cgc/or call 515-271-2117.