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Wed., June 3
Annual Meeting & Dinner
Ambassador Thomas M.T.
Former US Amb. to the EU,
Canada and Greece
"The Outlook for the
European Union &
Implications for the US"
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Wednesday, June 3 - ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER
Annual Meeting and Dinner
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
5:30 pm - Cash Bar
6:00 pm - Annual Meeting
7:00 pm - Dinner / Presentation
Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Ambassador Thomas M. T. Niles
U.S. Ambassador to Canada, the
European Union and Greece
Outlook for the European Union and Implications for the U.S."
Ambassador Thomas Niles served
as President and CEO of the US Council for International Business from
February 1999 until April 2005, following a 36-year diplomatic career that
included three key ambassadorial appointments – to Canada, Greece, and the
European Union – as well as serving as Assistant Secretary of State for
Europe and Canada. As U.S. envoy to the European Union, he was closely
involved in bilateral and multilateral trade issues, as well as the
developing political/security relationship between the U.S. and E.U.
As Assistant Secretary in charge of European and Canadian affairs at the
State Department, Ambassador Niles was responsible for some of the first
steps in the transformation of the NATO alliance, the opening of more than
15 new U.S. embassies in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and the
establishment of diplomatic relations with the newly independent states.
Earlier in his Foreign Service career, Ambassador Niles served in Belgrade,
Moscow (twice) and the U.S. mission to NATO in Brussels, as well as at State
Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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