His Excellency Chaiyong Satjipanon, ambassador of Thailand to the United States, will discuss “Thailand and U.S. Relations” Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.
Satjipanon was appointed ambassador in May 2012. He previously served as Thailand's ambassador to South Korea (2010-2012), ambassador to Switzerland with concurrent accreditation to Liechtenstein and the Holy See (2007-2010), permanent representative for the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva (2003-07), and ambassador to Indonesia with concurrent accreditation to Papua New Guinea (2001-03). He also held various posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand in the 1990s.
Satjipanon holds a bachelor's degree with honors and a master's degree from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as a master of law and a doctorate in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writer: Hwa Lee