Foreign Policy and its Moral Dilemmas: Terrorism and Religious Extremism (4 May 2011)

Lord David Hannay

A discussion series on some of the issues facing today’s foreign policy makers

The first meeting will be held on Wednesday 4 May from 12 to 2.30 pm in the Churchill Room, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU.  It will consider:

Terrorism and Religious Extremism: how has the ‘war on terror’ changed foreign policy? Is it legitimate to treat with ‘terrorists’? How best to deal with religious extremism and protect religious freedom? The effectiveness of the international institutions and does the EU have a distinctive role?

Speaker: Lord David Hannay, former UK Ambassador to the UN and to the EU.

There will be a response from Dr Ahmad Achtar, lecturer in Islamic studies at Heythrop College,  followed by discussion.

Further meetings will be held on Corruption and Tyranny and on The Challenge of Poverty.

This series will be of interest to many, particularly to the 20-35 age group among academics, parliamentarians and researchers, diplomats and especially to members of the newly formed EU External Action Service.

For more information, please contact the Wyndham Place Charlemagne Trust, 134 Main Road, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxon OX29 8JY
Tel/fax: 01993 881366 Email: wpctrust@gmail.com

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