THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ROBERT T. GREY AS U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT President Clinton today announced the nomination of
Robert T. Grey to be U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament.
Mr. Grey, of Massachusetts, is currently a career Foreign Service Officer and serves as Chair to the Interagency team on United Nations Reform. He served as Political Counselor of the United States Mission to the United Nations from 1989-1994, and as Political Counselor of the United States Mission to NATO from 1988-1989. Prior to those posts, Mr. Grey served as Political Advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe from 1983-1986. He also served as Acting Deputy Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1980-1983.
Mr. Grey received his B.S. degree in International Relations from Dartmouth College in 1957, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1960. He also attended the National War College in 1978.
The U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament acts as the principal spokesman for the United States in the Conference and directs the activities of the U.S. delegation to the Conference in Geneva. The Representative is also called upon to perform a wide range of duties in dealings with the U.N. Disarmament Commission, the United Nations General Assembly First Committee, and as requested, and also represents the Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in other negotiations.