The Transatlantic Relationship: A Thing of the Past or of the Future?

Thu, Oct 1, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Since 2004 John Bruton has been the EU Commission Head of Delegation in the United States (EU ambassador). He is a former Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach), who helped transform the Irish economy into the "Celtic Tiger". John Bruton was also deeply involved in the Northern Irish Peace Process leading to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. While Prime Minister, Ambassador Bruton presided over a successful Irish EU Presidency in 1996 and helped finalize the Stability and Growth Pact. Before being appointed Ambassador to the United States, John Bruton served as a leading member of the Convention that drafted the proposed European Constitutional treaty. John Bruton graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and politics in 1968 before studying to become a barrister. He was called to the Bar of Ireland in 1972. He holds Honorary Degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland and the National University of Ireland.
Ambassador John Bruton

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