Harry Barnes

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Ambassador Harry G. Barnes, Jr. is a member of the strategy committee of the Project on Justice in Times of Transition and serves on the international advisory board for the Human Rights Watch Asia Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the National Committee on North Korea. [1]

"Harry Barnes served as a career U.S. diplomat from 1951 to 1988, holding such senior positions as ambassador to India (1981-85), to Romania (1974-77), and to Chile (1985-88). He was director general of the Foreign Service from 1977-81. Since retirement, he has been active in the human rights field." [2]

"Harry Barnes is currently the chair of the Romania-American Enterprise Fund and senior advisor to the Asia Society. Between 1994-99, he directed the conflict resolution and human rights activities at the Carter Center. He currently serves on the boards of the Center for International Environmental Law, the Project on Ethnic Relations, and the Institute for Public Administration as well as on the International Advisory Committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science." [3]

He is the secretrary of the Institute for Sustainable Communities. [4]

"In the period between 1989 and 1993 he was successively a visiting professor at Mount Holyoke College, Hamilton College and Simmons College. From 1993-2000 he directed the programs in conflict resolution and human rights at the Carter Center." [5]

He is a senior associate for the Center for International Conflict Resolution Associates. [6]

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  1. Transatlantic Steering Group, Foreign Policy Research Institute, accessed June 13, 2008.
  2. Strategy Document January 1992, NED, accessed February 23, 2009.