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Ethan Glick – Counselor for UN Affairs

Ethan Glick has been the Counselor for UN Affairs at the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna since August 2019, leading U.S. engagement with a wide range of bodies based in Vienna, including the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the UN Office in Vienna (UNOV), and several others. Most recently, he served as Deputy Director of the Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Terrorism in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (2016-19). A Foreign Service Officer since 1999, Ethan also served as Political Advisor to the Commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa at Ramstein Airbase in Germany (2014-16), Political-Economic Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya (2013-14), and Deputy Political Advisor for Operations and Policy at the U.S. Mission to NATO in Brussels, Belgium (2010-13). In prior assignments, he was also State Department representative to Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRT) in Paktya province and Parwan province in Afghanistan, desk officer for Indonesia at the State Department in Washington, political officer at the U.S. Embassies in Russia and Kazakhstan, and vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in Albania.

Prior to joining State, Ethan was a research assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, and developed training programs for a consultancy in Santiago, Chile. He earned a MA in International Affairs from the George Washington University in Washington, DC and a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara.