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Lunch Timer: The Syria negotiations at a standstill - Impressions from Montreux, Geneva, and Munich

Feb 7, 2014 12:15PM to 01:20PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
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Audience: 
Restricted to WWS students, faculty, and fellows
Speaker(s): 
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, Founding Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber just returned from the Syria negotiations in Montreux and Geneva. He also had participated in a preparatory briefing at the Holy Sea. He will offer his impressions and evaluation.

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber is the Founding Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and has been teaching on issues of state, security, self-determination, diplomacy, and crisis diplomacy at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Politics since 1988. He is also founder and chair of the Liechtenstein Colloquium on European and International Affairs, LCM, a private diplomacy forum in Liechtenstein.

From 2008 to 2010 during Austria's Membership in the United Nations Security Council he served as advisor to the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations. He also has advised the Permanent Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the United Nations. Danspeckgruber researches, writes and teaches on security and state building issues in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the wider Middle East; on theory and practice of international diplomacy, private, and crisis diplomacy; the International Criminal Court; and issues concerning Religion and Diplomacy. Since 2001 he has visited Afghanistan, China, Georgia, India (Kashmir), Israel, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and has been involved in related private diplomacy.