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Did you sometimes have to lie, Mr Ambassador?

Sils i.E.

Did you sometimes have to lie, Mr Ambassador?

Sils i.E.
Manuel Sager with anecdotes and insights from the life of a Swiss diplomat.

Manuel Sager joined the diplomatic service in 1988 after obtaining a doctorate in law and a Master of Laws from Duke University Law School in North Carolina. He worked as a diplomatic assistant in the Directorate of International Law, where he became Head of the International Humanitarian Law Section in 1993. After serving as Deputy Consul General in New York and Head of Information at the Embassy in Washington, Sager headed the International Humanitarian Law Coordination Unit in the Directorate of International Law before being appointed Head of Information at the Federal Department of Economic Affairs. From 2005 to 2008 he was Managing Director of the London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and from 2008 to 2010 he headed the Political Directorate in the Swiss Foreign Ministry. Today, Manuel Sager looks back on his time as Swiss Ambassador to the USA and explains the challenges this position entailed. CHF 15.00

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