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Public Diplomacy - Steps to the Future

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LSE and Foreign Policy Centre public lecture

Date: Monday 23 April 2007
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Lord Triesman
Chair: Dr Ann Lane

Lord David Triesman of Tottenham 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 parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Foreign Office with responsibility for public diplomacy.

Dr Ann Lane is Senior Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department, Kings College. 

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

The Foreign Policy Centre is a leading European think tank launched under the patronage of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair to develop a vision of a fair and rule-based world order.


Lord Triesman's speech is now online.
Public Diplomacy - Steps to the Future (PDF)


A podcast of this event is available to download from the LSE public lectures and events podcasts channel.

For more information email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.