FORA.tv Speaker - Timothy E. Wirth

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Biography

Timothy E. Wirth is the president of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund. These organizations were founded in 1998 through a major financial commitment from R.E. Turner to support and strengthen the work of the United Nations. Mr. Wirth began his political career as a White House fellow under President Lyndon Johnson and was deputy assistant secretary for Education in the Nixon Administration. In 1970, he returned to his home state and successfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Colorado's 2nd Congressional District from 1975-1987. In 1986, Wirth was elected to the U.S. Senate. Following those two decades of elected politics, Mr. Wirth served in the U.S. Department of State as the first undersecretary for Global Affairs from 1993 to 1997.

4 Programs

Combating Global Poverty Panel Discussion

08.27.08 | 01:50:24 min | 0 comments

What Americans Really Think of Campaign Issues

08.27.08 | 00:25:22 min | 0 comments

Financing Efforts to Combat Climate Change

04.11.07 | 01:04:15 min | 2 comments

GPF 2006: Instruments for Social Change

04.03.06 | 01:03:14 min | 1 comment