Alumni Reception at the UN Security Council in New York


Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) is delighted to invite you to an exclusive alumni networking event held at the UN Security Council in New York. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with other New York based alumni.

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07:30 | Breakfast at One UN New York Millenium Hotel
John Abrahamson, chairman of LUSEM and Managing Director Investment Banking SEB. John will talk about current developments at the School.

09:00 | UN Swedish Security Council
Olof Skoog, Lund Alumnus and Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations and chairman at the Swedish Security Council gives an interesting presentation of  the ongoing work of the UN and the Security Council.

Ambassador Olof Skoog was Director-General for Political Affairs and represented Sweden at the United Nations, European Union, and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He has been Swedish Ambassador to Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panama and EU Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei. Prior, he was the first Permanent Chair of the EU Political and Security Committee, coordinating EU Common Foreign and Security Policy, and establishing partnerships with the UN and AU. He also serves as the Chairman of the UN Peacebuilding Commission.

John Abrahamson has been with SEB and Enskilda Securities since 1984 and has spent most of his time advising on M&A and Equity Capital Markets transactions. He has among others held the positions as Head of Investment Banking and CEO of Enskilda   Securities. Now he is Managing Director in Investment Banking. He is Chairman of Lund University School of Economics and   Management since 2014, has been a member of LUSEM’s Advisory Committee since 2001 and has been on the Board of Lund   University for six years.

Venues and registration

One UN New York Millenium Hotel
1 United Nations Plaza, E 44 th St  New York, NY 10017 (map).
The Landmark room.

UN Swedish Security Council
One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
885 Second Avenue, 46th floor, New York (map)

R.S.V.P before March 13. If you would like to attend please book as soon as possible and secure your place - seats are limited. Your registration is non-revokable.

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Time: 23 March 2017 kl. 07.30-10.00