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German ambassador schedules BYU lecture Nov. 10

“Transatlantic Relations in the New Decade” will be the lecture topic for His Excellency Klaus Scharioth, German ambassador to the United States during a Brigham Young University lecture Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium.

Scharioth was appointed ambassador in 2006. Scharioth, who joined the Foreign Service in 1976, previously served as state secretary of the Federal Foreign Office (2002–2006), political director and head of the Political Directorate-General (1999–2002), head of the International Security and North America Directorate (1998-1999), head of the Office of the Foreign Minister (1998), head of the Defense and Security Policy Division at the Federal Foreign Office (1996–1997), and chef de cabinet to the NATO secretary-general in Brussels (1993–1996).

Scharioth received a master's degree, a law degree and a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy.

The lecture is hosted by BYU's David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, and will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Lee Simons

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