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His Excellency Ambassador Gábor Bródi, MA, COM, MCOM


Ambassador Gábor Bródi, MA, COM, MCOM - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - www.newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His Excellency Ambassador Gábor Bródi, MA, COM, MCOM, Ambassador at Large of Hungary

Ambassador Gábor Bródi is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Master of Arts degree in international relations from Budapest University of Economics in 1976 and a Master of Arts in political science from Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest in 1980.  He is an author of several foreign-policy-related publications and co-author of several textbooks. He has a distinguished record of ethical leadership with rich experience in multilateral diplomacy and seasoned knowledge of international organizations like OSCE, Council of Europe, NATO, UN and the European Union, and presently serves as the Coordinator on European Neighbourhood Policy and Ambassador at Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary.

Ambassador Bródi started his diplomatic career in 1987 as a Desk Officer at the Euro-Atlantic Territorial Department.  The same year, he was sent as Deputy Head of Mission to the Hungarian Embassy in London, where he stayed until 1991.  From 1994 to 1996, he served as Chef de Cabinet of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed as his country’s Permanent Representative in May 2005, and Ambassador Bródi served as Deputy State Secretary in charge of Hungary’s Directorate for Multilateral Diplomacy before that position.  In 2001-2002, he was Head of the Policy Section in the NATO-WEU Department, and from 1997 to 2001, he was Head of the Hungarian Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, holding the rank of Ambassador.  Simultaneously, from 1999 to 2001, he represented his country on the NATO High-Level Task Force on Conventional Arms Control (HLTF).

Ambassador Bródi served as Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations and was elected Chairman of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on 4 June 2008.  He is widely considered as an expert in the specialist fields of: Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, International Relations, the EU and Public Policy.

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, Ambassador Gábor Bródi is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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