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A lecture by the Russian minister of foreign affairs

Date: Tuesday 1 March
Time: 5pm
Venue: Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London

Sergey Lavrov, Russian minister of foreign affairs, will give a public lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday 1 March. Minister Lavrov will speak on Russian foreign policy and Russia's role in international affairs.

Sergey Lavrov has been minister of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation since March 2004. Prior to this he was permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, 1994-2004. He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, USSR) in 1972 and began his career at the USSR Embassy in Sri Lanka, and has remained in the diplomatic service until the present day.

Professor Margot Light, LSE, will chair this event.

This event is free and open to all LSE staff and students however a ticket is required. Ticket information can be found online here|


Members of the press: A limited number of press tickets are available and will be issued on a first come, first served basis. To request a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Please note, members of the press will be required to show their ticket and press ID to gain access to this event, and for security reasons, must be seated by 4.45pm. Tickets can be collected

21 February 2005