The Center for International Law and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy present
UN Sanctions and the North Korean Nuclear Threat with Joshua Black, Chief of the Sanctions Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations
There is NO CLE credit for this lecture.
Joshua Black, Chief of the Sanctions Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, will provide an overview of efforts in the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on North Korea in response to that nation’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, as well as a behind-the-scenes perspective on how the United States rallies other countries to agree to such sanctions. He will also speak about how the Administration views the latest round of threats from North Korea and prospects for peacefully resolving tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
ABOUT JOSHUA BLACK
Joshua Black is the principal advisor on UN sanctions policy to Ambassador Susan Rice, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He has negotiated dozens of UN resolutions regarding Iran, Libya, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Sudan, and manages a team responsible for U.S. policy on 13 different UN sanctions regimes and UN counter-terrorism policy. Mr. Black had served as the U.S. State Department’s coordinator for participation in the Kosovo Future Status Process. He graduated from Ohio State University and received a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
ABOUT YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IN FOREIGN POLICY
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (www.YPFP.org) fosters the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing young professionals with the knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges, and by educating its members through cross-sector dialogue with leading foreign policy leaders.