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Our Man in Havana: Reconciliation and Beyond

March 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis

Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of the United States, Havana, Cuba

Cosponsors: Institute for Latin American Studies, Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy, United Nations Studies, Cuba Program, Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies

In the wake of President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, US Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis will discuss the behind the scenes negotiations that led to the
breakthrough in US-Cuban relations, the results of the President’s visit, and the contested path ahead.

A SIPA alumnus, Ambassador DeLaurentis has been Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, since August 2014. Having served twice previously in Havana and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, he is one of Washington’s most seasoned experts on relations with Latin America. Before his current appointment, Ambassador DeLaurentis served as the US representative to the United Nations Security Council and as Minister Counselor for Political Affairs and Security Council Coordinator at the US Mission to the United Nations.

Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Dr. Edward Luck, Director, International Conflict Resolution Specialization

Dr. Christopher Sabatini, Adjunct Professor, SIPA; Founder and

Editor, www.LatinAmericaGoesGlobal.org

Students and faculty may RSVP to Hart Uhl at rhu2102@columbia.edu


March 28, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


1501 International Affairs Building
420 W 118th Street
New York , NY 10027 United States
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