THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CRAIG GORDON DUNKERLEY FOR RANK OF AMBASSADOR AS SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CONVENTIONAL FORCES IN EUROPE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Craig Gordon Dunkerley for the Rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Special Envoy for Conventional Forces in Europe.
Mr. Craig Gordon Dunkerley, of Falmouth, Massachusetts, joined the Foreign Service in 1971, and is now a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service. After postings in Da Nang, Tokyo, Fukuoka and Washington, he served as Political Advisor to the U.S. Mission to NATO in Brussels, and later as Deputy Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna. Most recently, he has been Director of the Office of European Security and Political Affairs within the Department of State. As Special Envoy, he will continue to oversee consultations and negotiations for the adaptation of the thirty-nation Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty.
Mr. Dunkerley is a graduate of Amherst College and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University. He is a recipient of the Department of State's highest award, the Distinguished Honor Award, for his work on NATO policy.