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Slovakian ambassador to speak at BYU lecture series Feb. 21

A Brigham Young University Ambassadorial Insights lecture will feature His Excellency Rastislav Kacer, Slovakian ambassador to the United States, who will discuss “Slovakia-U.S. Relations” Wednesday, Feb. 21, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Admission is free, and the public is welcome to attend.

Kacer received the ambassadorial appointment in 2003 after working as state secretary of the Ministry of Defense from 2001-2003. He has also filled many posts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including service as director-general of the Division of International Organizations and Security Policy, as director of the Department of Analysis and Planning and as liaison officer to the NATO headquarters in Brussels.

The ambassador earned a master’s degree in organic chemistry from Slovak Technical University.

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

Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

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