Speaker - Urs Ziswiler

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Ambassador Urs Ziswiler arrived in Washington, D.C. as Swiss Ambassador to the United States in May 2006. Prior to his current posting, he served as Head of the Political Directorate in Bern, the second highest ranking diplomat in the Swiss Foreign Service. His career led him from the World Bank to the International Committee of the Red Cross, EFTA, and to head the Political Division for Human Rights. Previous postings include the European Union, the Balkans, Argentina, Israel and Nigeria. Ambassador Ziswiler is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian and speaks basic Arabic.

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Big Bang 2.0 in Switzerland: Int'l Collaboration at CERN

03.25.10 | 00:04:50 min | 6 comments