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  Richard N. Gardner  
   
 
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Richard N. Gardner (1927- ) has been closely involved with international affairs and the UN as a U.S. official, a university professor, a lawyer, and consultant. From 1961 to 1965 he was deputy assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs and was ambassador to Italy, 1977-81, and Spain, 1993-97. He was a public delegate to the Millennium General Assembly in 2000 and special advisor to the UN at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. He was born in the United States and was educated at Harvard College, Yale Law School, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He is currently professor of law and international organization at Columbia Law School and counsel to Morgan Lewis. He is author of several books on international affairs, including In Pursuit of World Order: US Foreign Policy and International Organizations and Sterling-Dollar Diplomacy: The Origin and the Future of the Bretton Woods-Gatt system.

 

 
   
 
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