The 2012 Europa Lecture: Helga Scmid

Ms Schmid has held her present position for the past two years following a period (2006-2010) as Director of Planning in the Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in Brussels.  Following a posting with the German Embassy, Washington, Ms Schmid filled the role in Berlin in the 1990s of political adviser to Foreign Ministers Kinkel and Fischer.  Subsequently she was Deputy Head of the Minister’s Office and later Head of that Office before moving to Brussels in 2006.  Ms Schmid has a Master’s degree in English and Romance language history and politics from Munich University and the Sorbonne, Paris.  She is fluent in three languages.

Europa Lecture

The EU's response to security challenges in its wider neighbourhood and in Asia

By

Ms Helga Schmid

Deputy-Secretary-General for Political Affairs,

European External Action Service, EU

Ms Schmid has held her present position for the past two years following a period (2006-2010) as Director of Planning in the Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in Brussels.  Following a posting with the German Embassy, Washington, Ms Schmid filled the role in Berlin in the 1990s of political adviser to Foreign Ministers Kinkel and Fischer.  Subsequently she was Deputy Head of the Minister’s Office and later Head of that Office before moving to Brussels in 2006.  Ms Schmid has a Master’s degree in English and Romance language history and politics from Munich University and the Sorbonne, Paris.  She is fluent in three languages.

NZ Institute of International Affairs & European Union Centres Network thank Victoria University of Wellington & The European Union Delegation to New Zealand for making this address possible

Date & Time: 5.30 pm Thursday 8 November 2012   

Refreshments will be served afterwards on the Mezzanine Floor

Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington (Bunny Street Entrance)

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