LSE public lecture
Date: Monday 21 July 2014
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Dr Joseph Muscat
Chair: Professor George Gaskell
Introduction by: Hugo Swire MP
In his speech Dr Muscat will consider the future of the Commonwealth, and how to ensure it is an effective, prosperous and relevant organisation which meets the needs of its citizens.
Hugo Swire (@HugoSwire), minister of state at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office will introduce the lecture.
Joseph Muscat (@JosephMuscat_JM) is prime minister of Malta. He was born on 22 January 1974. He successfully contested the first European Parliament elections in Malta in June 2004. In June 2008 he was elected as the leader of the Labour Party. Dr Muscat took office as prime minister of Malta on 11 March 2013.
George Gaskell is pro-director (Resources and Planning) of LSE.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSECommonwealth
A transcript of Dr Joseph Muscat's speech is available to download. Download 'The Commonwealth at 65 – from London to Valletta' (pdf).
A podcast of this event is available to download from The Commonwealth at 65 – from London to Valletta
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