JMintheUS Webinar: Conversation with Ambassador of Austria
The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence would like to share this upcoming webinar organized by SIS and the Transatlantic Policy Center/EU Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at American University. This event is part of the Jean Monnet in the US series, bringing together the network of EU-funded Universities in the US. #JMintheUS.
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Ambassador Martin Weiss took up his duties as Head of Mission in Washington, DC on November 1, 2019, but he started his career in the Austrian Foreign Service in 1990. Previous to his appointment as Austrian Ambassador to the US, he served as Ambassador to Israel, as Director of the Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry, and as Ambassador to Cyprus. Throughout his career, he held several postings in the United States: He started as a Human Rights Attaché for the Austrian Mission to the United Nations in New York in 1991, held the positions of Political Counselor, Counselor for Congressional Affairs and Public Diplomacy and later Director of the Austrian Press and Information Service at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, and most recently served as Austrian Consul General in Los Angeles from 2004 to 2009.
This event is co-organized by SIS and the Transatlantic Policy Center.