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GERMAN AMBASSADOR KLAUS SCHARIOTH TO SPEAK TODAY

German Ambassador Klaus Scharioth will discuss "Germany in the European Union and in Trans-Atlantic Relations" Thursday, Oct. 26 at Old Dominion University.

The lecture, which is open to faculty, students and staff, will be held from 3-4 p.m. in the James/Lynnhaven River Rooms in Webb University Center. It is sponsored by The Center for Regional and Global Study at Old Dominion.

Scharioth became ambassador of Germany to the United States on March 13, 2006. A member of the Foreign Service since 1976, he previously served as state secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, political director and head of the Political Directorate-General, head of the International Security and North America Directorate, head of the Office of the Foreign Minister, head of the Defense and Security Policy Division at the Federal Foreign Office, and chef de cabinet to the NATO secretary-general in Brussels.

Scharioth holds a master's of arts degree, a law degree and a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy.

For more information call 683-4669.German Ambassador Klaus Scharioth will discuss "Germany in the European Union and in Trans-Atlantic Relations" Thursday, Oct. 26 at Old Dominion University.

This article was posted on: October 21, 2006

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