Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “A Conversation with The Honorable Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the United States,” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

"A Conversation with The Honorable Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the United States," will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).


Ambassador Pinzón will discuss Colombia's experience combating crime and terrorism, the country's economy and future prospects, and its relationship with the United States. He will also discuss Colombia's transformation and the path to peace.

The discussion is presented by the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies, the Latin American Studies Program, and the Master of International Economics and Finance Program at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Speaker
Juan Carlos Pinzón
Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the United States

Moderators
Dr. Riordan Roett
Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Dr. Thomas Keaney
Associate Director of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Time and Date
4:45 – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu    

About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.

For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins


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Date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016