The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs will co-sponsor a Seminar with Ambassador Peter Gottwald, Commissioner of the Federal Government for Arms Control and Disarmament, in Littauer 166.

Ambassador Gottwald has been part of the German Foreign Service since 1977, holding a variety of positions over the years.  He is currently the Commissioner of the Federal Government for Arms Control and Disarmament for the German government, a position he has held since July 2008. Prior to his current position, Ambassador Gottwald was the Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations and other International Organizations from July 2006 to July 2008.

In 1973, Mr. Gottwald graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences and Public Administration from the University of Konstanz. The following year, he completed a Masters in International Relations from the Syracuse University in New York.  Ambassador Gottwald was a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 2002-2003.


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