Ambassador David Balton

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Ambassador David Balton

Senior Fellow, Polar Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ambassador for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State (retired)

Monday, November 4, 2019
4:30pm-6:00pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Ambassador David Balton

Senior Fellow, Polar Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Ambassador for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State, retired

 

The Need for Leadership in a Changing Arctic

 

Monday, November 4  |  4:30pm   | 041 Haldeman Center    | Dartmouth College, free and open to all. 

Sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Studies at the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding. 

 

David Balton served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries in the Department of State, attaining the rank of Ambassador in 2006. He coordinated U.S. foreign policy concerning oceans and fisheries, as well as issues relating to the Arctic and Antarctica, and oversaw U.S. participation in international organizations dealing with these issues. U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council (2015-2017). He also co-chaired Arctic Council Task Forces that produced the 2011 Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement and the 2013 Arctic Oil Pollution Agreement.

 
For more information, contact:
Sharon Tribou-St. Martin

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