DIÁLOGOS: A CPD Conversation with Haris Lalacos, Ambassador of Greece to the U.S.

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:30am to 12:30pm

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Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), Forum
3630 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

CPD is pleased to host Ambassador Haris Lalacos for a conversation about Greece’s role on the world stage and the challenges and opportunities in Greek-U.S. relations.

USC President C.L. Max Nikias will provide welcoming remarks.

About Ambassador Lalacos

Mr. Haris Lalacos is the current Greek Ambassador to the United States. He served in the Hellenic Navy from 1983-1985. In 1986, he joined the Hellenic Foreign Service and until 1990 he worked in various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens. He served in various posts in Sydney, Ankara, the United States, Skopje and Egypt. From 1998 to 2000 he directed the cabinet of Dr. P. Roumeliotis, European Union Coordinator for the Royaumont Process for Stability and Good Neighborliness in South East Europe and, subsequently, Chairman of the Working Table on Democratization and Human Rights of the Stability Pact for South East Europe. After this assignment, he became Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, among other positions within the Ministry. In 2016, he assumed his duties as Ambassador.

Ambassador Lalacos was born in Athens and studied History at Amherst College, Massachusetts (B.A. 1980, magna cum laude) and International Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. (M.A. 1983). Besides Greek, Mr. Lalacos speaks English and French. He is also conversational in Spanish and Italian.

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