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Likhotal, Alexander

Likhotal, Alexander

Professor, Geneva School of Diplomacy; Member, WAAS Board of Trustees

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Professor, Geneva School of Diplomacy; Member, WAAS Board of Trustees

Alexander Likhotal is Professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and the former President of Green Cross International. He holds doctorates in Political Science from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (1975) and in History from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, USSR Academy of Sciences (1987). In addition to an academic career as a Professor of Political Science and International Relations, he served as a European Security analyst for the Soviet Union leadership. In 1991, he was appointed Deputy Spokesman and Advisor to the President of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev. After Mr. Gorbachev's resignation, Professor Likhotal served as his advisor and spokesman at the Gorbachev Foundation.

 Becoming Vice President (1996), and President of Green Cross International (2000), he is actively involved in furthering sustainable development principles.

 He is also a member of the Club of Rome, a councilor at the World Future Council, member of the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art and Science, Board member of the World Culture Forum and serves as adviser to the Club of Madrid.