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Ambassador Frederick Barton is the US Representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Among his various prior positions, he was a co-director of the Post Conflict Reconstruction Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, which issued the report Mixed Blessings: U.S. Government Engagement with Religion in Conflict Prone Settings. In addition, he served as UN deputy high commissioner for refugees in Geneva and as the first director of the Office of Transition Initiatives at the U.S. Agency for International Development. He was also an expert adviser to the Iraq Study Group and the Task Force on the United Nations. His research includes international security and post-conflict reconstruction, and his expertise includes bureaucratic reform, the UN and refugees.