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Guatemala and the UN: Rethinking International Security

Monday 11 February 2013, 6.30 to 8.00pm, NAB 1.04, LSE New Academic Building
Speaker: Fernando Carrera; Chair: Dr. Francisco Panizza

Join Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Fernando Carrera as he discusses the various regional and global issues facing Guatemala with a particular focus on the country's role in the UN Security Council. Discussions will also cover Guatemala's changing role at the United Nations more broadly, as well as his country's vocal involvement on important issues such as drug policy and the region's approach to security issues.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email us here

A post event reception will take place after the event. All event guests are invited to attend.

Listen to the podcast here:



Luis Fernando Carrera Castro was appointed as Guatemala's Minister of Foreign Affairs on January 14 2013. Previously he served as Secretary of Planning and Programming. He has also held various other roles, including with the Latin America Regional Office of International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), UNICEF, the Central American Institute for Fiscal Studies (ICEFI) and the Soros Foundation in Guatemala.



Francisco Panizza

Dr. Francisco Panizza is Head of the LSE IDEAS Latin America International Affairs Programme and a Reader in the Department of Government at LSE.



NAB 1.04, LSE New Academic Building, London School of Economics. Map.


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