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Guatemala and the UN: Rethinking International Security

LSE Ideas public lecture

Date: Monday 11 February 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: NAB1.04, New Academic Building
Speaker:   Luis Fernando Carrera Castro 
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. 

Luis Fernando Carrera Castro was appointed as Guatemala's Minister of Foreign Affairs on 14 January 2013. Previously he served as Secretary of Planning and Programming. He has also held various other roles within organisations including 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. 

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