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U.S. Engagement with South Asia: Partnership, Prosperity, and Security

Lecture
Series: India and South Asia Program Event
Open to the Public - L-140/Goodman (HKS)
April 16, 2014
4:30 p.m.-

Related Projects: India and South Asia Program, The Future of Diplomacy Project

Description:

A conversation with Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, led by Ambassador Nicholas Burns.

Nisha Desai Biswal was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs on October 21, 2013. Previously, Ms. Biswal served from September 2010 as Assistant Administrator for Asia at USAID, where she oversaw $1.2 billion in assistance to 22 countries from Central Asia to the Pacific Islands. Previously at USAID, Biswal had worked in the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Office of Transition Initiatives. In the House of Representatives, Biswal has served as the majority clerk for the House Appropriations Committee Foreign Operations Subcommittee (HACFO) and as professional staff in the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), where she was responsible for South Asia.


Co-sponsored by the Future of Diplomacy Project and the South Asia Institute.



Contact:

India and South Asia Program
India and South Asia Program Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: cathryn_cluver@hks.harvard.edu

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