The Institute of World Politics is holding a webinar presentation on the topic of: U.S. Diplomacy as a Force for Good with Ambassador David Hale. The webinar will take place on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET.
About the lecture: Using recent and current examples, Amb. David Hale will describe how U.S. foreign policy decision-makers and implementers advance American interests not only to the benefit of the U.S., but to other societies as well. He will also describe tradeoffs and limitations inherent to the conduct of great power diplomacy.
About the speaker: Ambassador David Hale is a Distinguished Diplomatic Fellow at the Wilson Center, on sabbatical from the State Department. He was the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from August 2018-May 2021, reporting directly to the Secretary of State. Ambassador Hale was responsible for the conduct of U.S. foreign relations globally. He supervised the Department’s six regional bureaus and the bureau for international organizations, as well as all American embassies, consulates and missions abroad. He interacted regularly with world leaders to advance America’s foreign policy agenda, traveled to over 50 countries in that role, and spoke to a wide variety of audiences.