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YPFP NY: UN Sanctions and the North Korean Nuclear Threat

April 23, 2013 06:30 pm

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, in partnership with the Center for International Law at New York Law School, is pleased to invite you to an event on April 23, 2013, titled "UN Sanctions and the North Korean Nuclear Threat," with Joshua Black, Chief of the Sanctions Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.

Joshua Black, Chief of the Sanctions Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, will provide an overview of efforts in the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on North Korea in response to that nation’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, as well as a behind-the-scenes perspective on how the United States rallies other countries to agree to such sanctions. He will also speak about how the Administration views the latest round of threats from North Korea and prospects for peacefully resolving tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Where: New York Law School, 185 West Broadway (Faculty and Staff Commons, W-203, 2nd floor).
Who: YPFP members. Please feel free to share with friends and colleagues.
RSVP: Email maggie.fried@ypfp.org by Monday, April 22, 2013, to register to attend. Space is limited, and will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis.

Joshua Black is the principal advisor on UN sanctions policy to Ambassador Susan Rice, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He has negotiated dozens of UN resolutions regarding Iran, Libya, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Sudan, and manages a team responsible for U.S. policy on 13 different UN sanctions regimes and UN counter-terrorism policy. Mr. Black had served as the U.S. State Department’s coordinator for participation in the Kosovo Future Status Process. He graduated from Ohio State University and received a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

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