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Reception in D.C. with Ambassador Manuel Sager, L'85

November 01, 2011 • 6:30 PM • See description
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His Excellency Manuel Sager, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Mrs. Christine Sager, invite Duke Alumni to a private reception at the Swiss Residence (2920 Cathedral Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.) on Tuesday, November 1, at 6:30 p.m. Ambassador Sager will provide a brief overview of Swiss-U.S. Relations, and guests are invited to enjoy hearty appetizers, Swiss wine and Duke fellowship. Ambassador Sager received his master's of law degree from Duke University Law School in 1985 and his doctorate from the Law School of the University of Zurich. He became the Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States on December 7, 2010, and his previous posts include heading the Political Affairs Division of Switzerland's Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and serving as executive director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Register by October 27th. For additional information, contact Elizabeth Jackson at 703-556-0149 or jackson@dcw.org.