H.E. Ambassador Johan Ludvik Løvald, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, To Speak
Teaneck, NJ (March 9, 2007) – H. E. Ambassador Johan Ludvik Løvald, the permanent representative of Norway to the United Nations, will discuss “Norway and its Perspectives on the United Nations Peace-Building” on Wednesday March 21, 2007. His speech is part of the ongoing United Nations Pathways Lecture series hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Ambassador Løvald’s presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. in FDU’s Robison Hall Annex 100, Metropolitan Campus, River Road, Teaneck, NJ. There will be a short reception before the speech, and a question-and-answer session with the audience immediately afterwards to allow the audience an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with the Ambassador.
Before his appointment to the United Nations, Løvald served as Deputy Secretary-General responsible for foreign policy at Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Løvald’s career in the Foreign Service began with his appointment to the Foreign Affairs Ministry in 1970.
From 1996 to 2000, Løvald served as Norway’s Ambassador in Ottawa, Canada. He served as Political Affairs Counsellor of Norway’s Permanent Delegation to NATO in Brussels. From 1973 to 1975, he was Second Secretary at the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, China.
Løvald earned his doctorate in political science at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
The lecture by Ambassador Løvald is part of the United Nations Pathways Lectures Series hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson’s Office of Global Learning and is co-sponsored by the Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations, with additional co-sponsorship at the Metropolitan Campus by the Record and HeraldNews.
Robison Annex is directly adjacent to the North Parking Lot, accessed from Route 4 or River Road, Teaneck. For additional directions or information, call 201-692-7360.