DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
TIME: Reception - 6:00pm to 6:45pm; Program - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
LOCATION: Horizon Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building-International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW | Washington, DC
Please join the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC as we host Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States. Ambassador Anderson will address the US – Ireland bi-lateral relationship, the impact of Brexit on Ireland, her country’s relationship with the international community, and her experience as the first Irish woman to serve as Ambassador to the US.
Ambassador Anderson took up her post in Washington in August 2013. In 1999 she chaired the UN Commission on Human Rights. She has served as the Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, the Permanent Representative of Ireland to the European Union, the head of the Irish team during Ireland’s EU Presidency in 2004, and Ambassador to France.