Allan E. Gotlieb

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"A former Canadian ambassador to the United States, Allan Gotlieb's international law and diplomacy experience has been honed over the past 50 years through his legal and public service careers.

"Mr. Gotlieb is the chairman of the Canadian Group and North American deputy chairman of the Trilateral Commission, a non-governmental policy discussion group. He is also chairman or member of several Canadian charitable foundations and companies and a past director of a number of international corporations in Canada and the United States as well as Canadian Crown corporations and agencies.

"Mr. Gotlieb is a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest civil honour in the country, and a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Government of Canada.

"Mr. Gotlieb has taught at numerous universities, including Harvard University as William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor and the University of Toronto as Claude Bissell Visiting Professor. He is an Honorary Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, and former Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and a recipient of Honourary Doctorates from the University of Toronto, Concordia University and a number of other universities.

"Mr. Gotlieb has written five books and countless articles on international law, diplomacy and political science. His latest book, The Washington Diaries: 1981-1989, was nominated for The Writer's Trust of Canada's 2007 Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing. " [1]

Allan Gotlieb is currently on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs.

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  1. Allan E. Gotlieb, bennettjones, accessed November 29, 2010.
  2. About, Munk Debates, accessed November 29, 2010.