Indonesia's U.N. ambassador Natalegawa to speak, Nov. 18
Audience:Open to the Public
The Woodrow Wilson School will host a public lecture by Raden Muliana Natalegawa (Marty), Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, titled "Indonesia and the U.N. Security Council" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.
Ambassador Natalegawa is currently serving as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations in New York. Among his recent responsibilities, he was as the President of the Security Council in November 2007 (Indonesia is currently serving as an elected member of the Security Council), Chairman of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chairman of the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) for 2008, and Chairman of the Asia Group in October 2008. He also heads Indonesia’s delegation at various multilateral negotiations and participates actively at various academic fora on the subject of the United Nations.
He began his career with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia in 1986.
Prior to his present assignment in New York, between 2005-2007 he served as the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Court of St. James’s and Ireland. Between 2002–2005, he consecutively served as the Chief of Staff of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and as the Director General for ASEAN Cooperation in the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Natalegawa also served as Director for International Organizations at the Department of Foreign Affairs. In addition managing Indonesia’s policies at various multilateral forums, he also navigated the challenges brought by the separation East Timor post-popular consultation in 1999.
He served at the Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the UN between 1994 and 1999, including during Indonesia’s membership of the Security Council in 1996-1997.
This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is free and open to the public.