On Monday, June 17, the Richmond World Affairs Council is hosting “PEACE WORKS: U.S. Peacebuilding Initiatives — an Interview with Ambassador Frederick Barton” at The Jefferson Hotel. The ambassador teaches at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He started the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Transition Initiatives, and was America’s ambassador to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, among several notable positions within the organization. He has led conflict management initiatives in more than 40 crisis zones across the globe, including Haiti, Iraq, Myanmar and Burma.
Barton also will present his new book, “Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World,” at Monday’s event.
The Times-Dispatch is able to offer a limited number of tickets to our readers. If you are interested in attending, please contact Miriam Hamilton of the World Affairs Council at (804) 934-9000.
The lecture will be held in the Empire Room at The Jefferson and will begin at 5:45 p.m. Guests should arrive by 5:30 p.m. Please stop at the registration table and let the staff know you are a guest of The Times-Dispatch.