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Network 20/20's Annual Foreign Policy Gala

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Join Network 20/20’s 17th Annual Foreign Policy Gala on May 5th, 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

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Join us for Network 20/20’s 17th Annual Foreign Policy Gala!

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

6:00 – 9:00 pm

370 Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets

passed hors d’oeuvres | live music | live and silent auctions | open bar

"Vision 2020 – Leadership in Uncertain Times"

Keynote address by Ambassador William B. Taylor, former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine

Ambassador William B. Taylor served as the Chargé d'Affaires at the US embassy in Kyiv from June 2019 to January 2020. Previously, he served as the executive vice president at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the special coordinator for Middle East Transitions in the U.S. State Department during the Arab Spring.  He served as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009.

He also served as the U.S. government’s representative to the Mideast Quartet, which facilitated the Israeli disengagement from Gaza and parts of the West Bank, led by Special Envoy James Wolfensohn in Jerusalem. Prior to this assignment, he served in Baghdad as Director, Iraq Reconstruction Management Office (2004-2005), in Kabul as coordinator of USG and international assistance to Afghanistan (2002-2003) and in Washington with the rank of ambassador as coordinator of USG assistance to the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (1992-2002).

Ambassador Taylor spent five years in Brussels as the Special Deputy Defense Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Will Taft, and earlier directed an in-house Defense Department think tank at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C.  He served for five years on the staff of Senator Bill Bradley and earlier directed the Department of Energy’s Office of Emergency Preparedness.

In the Army, he fought in Vietnam as a rifle platoon leader and combat company commander in the 101st Airborne Division and flew reconnaissance missions along the West German border with Czechoslovakia in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment.

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