Werner Ahlers Appointed Chair of New York City Bar Inter-American Affairs CommitteeNovember 4, 2013
Effective this fall, Mr. Ahlers has been appointed Chair of the New York City Bar’s Inter-American Affairs Committee for a three-year term. As Chair, he will also serve on the City Bar’s Vance Center Committee and its Council of International Affairs.
The Inter-American Affairs Committee provides a forum for members of the City Bar interested in exploring current legal issues affecting cross-border transactions, promoting rule of law, human rights and socioeconomic development in Latin America through international pro bono efforts and strengthening the relationship of the City Bar with institutions and leaders jurists throughout the region. Past committee chairs include U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Jose Fernandez.