Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Location: 
The Union Club 101 East 69th Street (between Park Ave & Lexington Ave)
Other: 
* Jacket & Tie Required *
Fee: 
Non Member Fee: $125.00 / Member Fee: $100.00

The American Turkish Society's Meet the Ambassadors Series presents a luncheon discussion on the Syrian Crisis with H.E. Ambassador Halit Çevik, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the U.N., and H.R.H. Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein, Permanent Representative of Jordan to the U.N.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is strictly required.

To register, please click the “register for this event” link at the bottom of this section or fill out the registration form below and fax it to The American Turkish Society at 212.583.7615 by January 16, 2013. For questions, please email info@americanturkishsociety.org.

*This event is closed to press*

About Ambassador Çevik

H.E. Ambassador Halit Çevik was Undersecretary for Political Affairs at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2009, having previously served as Ambassador of Turkey to Syria from November 2004 to August 2009. In addition to holding several positions in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2004, including that of Deputy Director-General of Central Europe and Baltic Region, he worked in the Prime Minister's Office as Deputy Special Adviser in 1999. He has served various diplomatic postings at Turkish Embassies in Beijing, Zurich, and Athens, among others. From December 1993 to August 1995, Mr. Çevik was Deputy Special Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, having served as Head of Section at the Ministry's Department of Maritime Affairs in 1993.

About Ambassador Prince Zeid

H.R.H. Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein was Jordan's Ambassador to the United States and non-resident Ambassador to Mexico until 2010. He previously held the position of Permanent Representative to the UN from 2000-2007 and Deputy Permanent Representative from 1996-2000. Prince Zeid played a central role in the establishment of the International Criminal Court and in September 2002 was elected the first president of the Assembly of State Parties of the International Criminal Court. Prince Zeid also served as a political affairs officer in UNPROFOR in the former Yugoslavia from February 1994 to February 1996. Prince Zeid holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. from Cambridge (Christ's College).