A Fireside Chat with the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, Marc-André Blanchard
Categories: CABA Events
- April 4, 2017 @ 6 P.M.
Please join the Canadian American Bar Association on April 4th, 2017, for its International Legal Minds Speaking Series. The evening will feature a conversation between CABA’s President, Ivo Entchev, CABA’s Vice-President, Julia Starck Trudeau, and the Canadian Ambassador about the progression of the Ambassador’s life and career, including his relationship to the practice of law, as well as reflections on his new role as Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations.
The evening is generously hosted by the Canadian Law Organization of the NYU School of Law.
Marc-André Blanchard was named the Ambassador and the Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations on January 16, 2016.
From 2010 until his appointment, Mr. Blanchard was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Tétrault, one of Canada’s largest law firms, advising companies on strategic and public policy issues.
Mr. Blanchard holds master’s degrees in public administration and international relations from Columbia University in New York City and in public international law from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Université de Montréal in Canada.