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Master of International Public Policy

Dr. Ignacio Walker to speak at the International Governance Series

April 11, 2008 12:30-2PM at Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Apr 4/08

He will be speaking on "The Future of Latin American Regional Integration".

Ignacio Walker is a Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, for the academic year 2007-2008. He was previously Foreign Minister of Chile (2004-2006). Before joining the executive branch of government, he served as a Member of the Chilean Parliament from 1994 to 2002, a period in which he chaired both the Defense Committee in Chile's Chamber of Deputies and the Committee on Constitution, Legislation and Justice. In addition to his public service, Dr Walker has also had a significant academic career, as president of CIEPLAN (2006-2007), one of Latin America's leading think tanks; as a professor in the Political Science Department at Chile's Catholic University, and as a visiting fellow at the Kellogg Institute at the University of Notre Dame. He has written extensively on democratization and Latin American governance issues (the subject of the course he is currently teaching at Princeton) and has published three books and some forty articles in edited volumes and professional journals, including in Comparative Politics, Foreign Affairs en Espanol, Estudios Internacionales and Revista de Ciencia Politica. He is a graduate of the University of Chile Law School and of Princeton University, where he received a PhD in Political Science.

A light lunch will be provided. RSVP to April Wettig ( by Tuesday April 8.

This is an International Governance Series event, and is open to graduate students in the MIPP and PhD Global Governance program.

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