José Ramos-Horta is currently the United Nations' special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). Previously, he was the President of East Timor from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012, the second since independence from Indonesia. He is a co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize and a former prime minister, having served from 2006 until his inauguration as president after winning the 2007 East Timorese presidential election.

In October, Jose Ramos-Horta will visit Zurich and Basel and take part in events of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation and Asia Society. 

Details to follow.