Meeting Archive:
Community Call with Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Baer

Meeting Description:

Join the Council for Global Equality for a community briefing with Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Baer, who will discuss the impact of Secretary Clinton’s historic speech last month at the UN in Geneva on human rights for LGBT communities everywhere.  Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer will discuss the ways in which the State Department is working with U.S. embassies and consulates to highlight the speech and implement a new Presidential Memorandum, issued by the White House on the same day, that directs all U.S. “agencies engaged abroad to ensure that diplomacy and foreign assistance promote and protect the human rights of LGBT persons.” 

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Host(s): Henry Pacheco
 Presenter Information
Dr. Daniel Baer
Speaker Photo

Daniel B. Baer
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Dr. Baer’s portfolio for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor includes the Office of East Asian Pacific Affairs, the Office of African Affairs, the Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs and the Internet freedom office.

Prior to joining the Department of State, Dr. Baer was an Assistant Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he taught business ethics to MBA and undergraduate students. In 2007-2008 he was a Faculty Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

From 2004-2007, Dr. Baer worked at The Boston Consulting Group where he was a Project Leader and provided strategic advice to leaders in the corporate, government, and non-profit sectors.