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William Luers is President of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA).
Prior to joining UNA-USA in February 1999, Luers served for 13 years as President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
During a 31-year career in the Foreign Service, Luers served as U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1983-1986) and Venezuela (1978-1982). He was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe (1977-1978) and for Inter-American Affairs (1975-1977).
Prior to the Foreign Service, MLuers served as an officer in the U.S. Navy (1953-1957). Luers has been a visiting lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton, at George Washington University in Washington and at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Source-http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/members/48907.htm