Mr. Alexander Likhotal
President, Green Cross International
On Wednesday 21 September 2016 Mr. Alexander Likhotel held a lecture at the Geneva School of Diplomacy about ‘Democracy in the 21st Century’. Alexander Likhotal is a recognized expert in European Security. During the time of Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika, Mr. Likhotal became the Head of the European security desk at the International Department of the Central Committee for the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, later becoming Head of Consultants Group, adviser/speechwriter unit working directly for the Soviet leadership. In 1991, Mr. Likhotal was appointed Deputy Spokesman and Adviser to the President of the USSR. He remained with President Gorbachev (after his resignation) as his adviser and spokesman and worked at the Gorbachev Foundation as the International and Media Director. Since 2000, Alexander Likhotal is President of the International Green Cross. For more information about Mr. Likhotal, please click here.
To see the schedule of our Issues & Challenges lectures of the Autumn semester, please click here.