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Michael Meyer

Director of Communications, United Nations Secretary-General

Michael Meyer is currently Director of Communications for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Between 1988 and 1992, he was Newsweek’s Bureau Chief for Germany, Central Europe and the Balkans, writing more than 20 cover stories on the break-up of communist Europe and German unification.

Mr. Meyer is the winner of two Overseas Press Club Awards and appears regularly as a commentator for MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, C-SPAN, NPR and other broadcast networks.

He previously worked at the Washington Post and Congressional Quarterly. He is the author of the “Alexander Complex” (Times Books, 1989) and a member of the New York Council on Foreign Relations.

Articles by Michael Meyer

A Conversation with Vaclav Havel

What was Vaclav Havel's role in bringing freedom to Czechoslovakia in the late 1980s?

April 30, 2010