Harvard Club of Pakistan (HCP), Islamabad Chapter, hosted a meet and greet event on January 27, 2012 with His Excellency, Mr. Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, EU Ambassador to Pakistan and a graduate of Harvard College ’84. Alumnae from the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health attended the event. Mr. Andrew Woodcock, Counselor Justice and Home Affairs at the EU delegation to Pakistan and a HKS alum, accompanied Ambassador Wigemark.
Ambassador Wigemark shared a personal journey from his native country Sweden to Harvard, and from Harvard to the new EU foreign service. He also shared his thoughts on how the EU is helping Pakistan to grapple with its many socio-economic challenges, including law and order, security, the economic and energy crisis, WTO, GATS and education for development.