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North Korea on the Line

  • Thu, May 25, 2017
  • 5:30 PM
  • Preti Flaherty, 1 City Center, Portland


  • Current member of the World Affairs Council of Maine

The World Affairs Council of Maine is pleased to present 

Trump's 3AM Phonecall: 
North Korea on the Line

with Frank Jannuzi and Brad Babson

Thursday, May 25th at 5:30 PM

Includes Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and beer/wine

at Preti Flaherty
1 City Center, Portland

$20 members,
$30 nonmembers

Frank Jannuzi joined the Mansfield Foundation as President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2014. He previously served as Deputy Executive Director (Advocacy, Policy and Research) at Amnesty International, USA. There he shaped and promoted legislation and policies to advance universal human rights, protect individuals and communities at risk, and free prisoners of conscience.

From 1997-2012 Mr. Jannuzi was Policy Director, East Asian and Pacific Affairs, for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where he advised Committee Chairmen Joseph Biden and John Kerry on a range of security, political, economic, and human rights issues pertinent to U.S. relations with East Asia. During his tenure with the Foreign Relations Committee he also was a Hitachi Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations from 2006-2007, serving as a visiting lecturer at Keio University and a visiting scholar at the Institute of International Policy Studies in Tokyo. Early in his career he served for nine years as an analyst in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research.

Mr. Jannuzi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and Master in Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has traveled throughout Asia and has written extensively on East Asia policy issues, including U.S. relations with Japan, China, and North Korea. He lives in Baltimore.

Bradley O. Babson is a consultant on Asian affairs with a concentration on North Korea and Myanmar. He worked for the World Bank for 26 years before retiring in 2000. Since then he has consulted for the World Bank and United Nations and been involved in projects sponsored by various institutes, foundations and universities. He presently is Chair of the DPRK Economic Forum at the U.S.-Korea Institute, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and serves on the Advisory Council of the Korea Economic Institute of America and Executive Committee of the National Committee for North Korea. In Maine, he is President of the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust and a former Director of the World Affairs Council of Maine. Mr. Babson received his BA degree from Williams College and MPA degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He lives in Brunswick.

Thank you to our host,
  Preti Flaherty

Please note that we are not able to issue refunds for cancellations made within 72 hours of the event.

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