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Chilean ambassador to the U.S. to speak at BYU Oct. 9

His Excellency José Goñi, Chilean ambassador to the U.S., will address “U.S.-Chilean Relations,” at a Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center lecture Friday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium.

Goñi was appointed ambassador to the U.S.in April 2009, having served previously as Chile’s minister of defense and ambassador to Mexico, Italy and Sweden. He also served as the Chilean representative at the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Program at the United Nations.

Previously, Goñi was the director for Europe of the General Directorate for International Economic Affairs, head of the team assigned to negotiate the Free Trade Agreement with the European Union and director of the Stockholm branch of the Chilean Promotion Office for Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

Goñi graduated in business majoring in economics from the University of Concepción in Chile and was a researcher and professor of Latin American economics at the University of Stockholm.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on events sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

For more information about this lecture, contact Erlend Peterson at (801) 422-1803.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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