Peter Mandelson, EU commissioner for external trade, will give a public lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Friday 4 February 2005. He will speak on Trade, Development and the European Union.
In November 2004, Peter Mandelson took charge of External Trade Affairs for the new Barroso Commission. Prior to this appointment he has been a member of parliament for Hartlepool, UK, since 1992. Former positions include secretary of state for trade and industry, working directly with the Prime Minister Tony Blair in his Cabinet Office, and campaign manager for the Labour party in 1997. Mr Mandelson studied philosophy, politics and economics at St Catherine's College, Oxford.
Howard Davies, director of LSE, will chair this event. This is a European Institute public lecture.
Trade, Development and the European Union is on Friday 4 February at 5pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required.
To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk
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