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Public Diplomacy: steps to the future

Lord Triesman of Tottenham of the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office will address a public audience at LSE on Monday 23 April with a lecture entitled 'Public Diplomacy: steps to the future'.

Lord Triesman will discuss the role that public diplomacy plays in the achievement of the government's international objectives. As chair of the Public Diplomacy Board, he will describe the approach that has been developed as a result of Lord Carter's 2005 Review of Public Diplomacy, with a primary focus on engaging with foreign public audiences.

Lord Triesman is currently the parliamentary under-secretary of state for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, with responsibility for relations with Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Overseas Territories, and the Commonwealth, among other duties.

Public Diplomacy: steps to the future is on Monday 23 April 2007 at 6.30-8pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London, WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

3 April 2007

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