Training United Nations Diplomats
New York, May 26, 2016—Columbia Law School will develop a program to train U.N. diplomats and personnel in negotiation techniques and conflict resolution, under an agreement signed this week by Columbia University and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), based in Geneva, Switzerland.
|U.N. Assistant Secretary General Nikhil Seth and Columbia Law School Dean Gillian Lester are all smiles after agreeing to enter into an innovative new partnership|
|Pictured left to right: Pelayo Alvarez, assistant to Mr. Suazo; Marco A. Suazo, Senior Advisor, Head of UNITAR New York Office; Nikhil Seth, Assistant Secretary General, UN; Columbia Law School Dean Lester; Alexandra Carter, Clinical Professor of Law; Julia Miller, Assistant Dean for Executive Education and Non-Degree Program; and Shawn Watts, Lecturer in Law|