Ambassador Pierre Schori of Sweden to Speak at FDU
European Nation States vs. European Union: Foreign Policy Challenges
Ambassador Pierre Schori of Sweden to Speak on Madison, NJ (September 14, 2004)—The former Swedish ambassador to the United Nations is scheduled to speak on “European Nation States vs. European Union: Foreign Policy Challenges” at Fairleigh Dickinson University on Wednesday, September 29, 2004.
Ambassador Pierre Schori, who served as permanent representative of Sweden to the United Nations from 2000-2004, is currently professor of political science at Adelphi University in New York. From 1999 until his appointment as ambassador in 2000, Mr. Schori had been vice president of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament and head of the Swedish Social Democratic Delegation. He also served as that institution’s spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and president of its Delegation for European Union-Japan relations.
Between 1994 and 1999, Ambassador Schori was Sweden’s minister for International Development Cooperation, Migration and Asylum Policy, as well as deputy foreign minister. From 1991 to 1994, he was deputy chairman of the Swedish Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and foreign affairs spokesman of the Social Democratic Party.
Born in Norrköping, Sweden, Ambassador Schori was educated at the University of Lund, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in modern languages and political science.
The ambassador’s appearance will be the first in Fairleigh Dickinson University’s fall 2004 Pathways Lecture Series, presented by the Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in Lenfell Hall, in the Mansion on the Madison campus of FDU’s College at Florham. For further information, call 201-692-7362.