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Peter Kujawinski

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Consul General of the United States of America
Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories


SESSION: The Role of Governments: Policy Actions to Transform Energy Systems and Drive Innovation

Peter Kujawinski is a career American diplomat who joined the State Department in 1998. His previous assignments include postings to U.S. Embassies in France and Israel. He also was posted to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Security Council in New York. In his most recent assignment to the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, he worked as Political Counselor and coordinator of U.S. assistance promoting governance and rule of law.

In 2002, as part of a training assignment with the State Department, Peter spent a year in a mid-career Masters program at France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He received a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1996.

Peter is co-author of the young adult book series Dormia, and also has contributed commentary to the International Herald Tribune. He is married to singer/songwriter Nancy Celia Rose, and they have three children. A Chicago native, Peter speaks fluent French and Haitian Creole, and some Hebrew and Polish.




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Lowering the world’s greenhouse gas emissions is not an easy task, but with the right minds in the right place, it can be done.

Held in Edmonton, Alta., the Zero 2014 Conference will address the goal of lowering our carbon impact by bringing together policy and clean-technology leaders from around the world. This three day conference will also feature presentations from the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Grand Challenge Round 1 Finalists.

CCEMC: A Global Responsibility


Join us today by viewing our livestream at 1:30pm.


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