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17th International Symposium 29 March, 2012 - "Rethinking Diplomatic Practice, Global Commerce & International Security in the Age of Heteropolarity."

(L-R) Dr Richard Harvey, UEA Director of Admissions and Dean UEA London ; Professor Joseph Mifsud, President Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), Republic of Slovenia; Mr Alex Ellis, Director of Strategy at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office ; Professor Edward Acton, Vice-Chancellor, University of East Anglia ;Sir David Miers, KBE, CMG, former British Ambassador to Lebanon, Greece and The Netherlands and Head, Middle Eastern Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London ;Professor Nabil Ayad, Rector, London Academy of Diplomacy, UEA London ; HE Ms Frances Guy, Senior Adviser on the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London and former British Ambassador to Lebanon and Yemen ; HE Dr Muhammad Shaaban, UN Under-Secretary General for General Assembly Affairs and Conference Management and former Assistant to the Egyptian Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the European Union, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Belgium; Professor Daryl Copeland, Module Leader, Science, Technology and International Policy, London Academy of Diplomacy, and former Senior Advisor, Strategic Policy and Planning, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)
Professor Edward Acton Vice-Chancellor, UEA, Opening Speech for 17th International Symposium
Global Commerce, International Security in the Age of Heteropolarity:> >


centre) HE Professor Franco Frattini, President of the Alcide De Gasperi
Foundation; President of The Italian Society for International Organization and former Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs ,Professor Joseph Mifsud, President Euro-Mediterranean ,University (EMUNI), Republic of Slovenia
Professor Nabil Ayad, Rector, London Academy of Diplomacy, UEA London


Sir David Miers, KBE, CMG, former British Ambassador to Lebanon, Greece and The Netherlands and Head, Middle Eastern Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, KCMG LVO, Director, BAE Systems’ International Business Development and former Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan and British Ambassador to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan London HE Dr Muhammad Shaaban, UN Under-Secretary General for General Assembly Affairs and Conference Management and former Assistant to the Egyptian Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the European Union, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Belgium and Professor Daryl Copeland , Module Leader , Science, Technology and International Police , London Academy of Diplomacy Session :The role of the Diplomat in Armed Conflict


Professor Joseph Mifsud , Dr Luc Van den Brande, former President of the EU’s
Committee of the Region, actual chair of its Committee on Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affiars, also Former Federal Minister of Employment and Labour, Belgium , Professor Nabil Ayad , Sir David Miers


Professor Nabil Ayad, Rector , London Academy of Diplomacy , Ambassador Francis Guy , former British Ambassador to Lebanon and Yemen and Ambassador Dr Mohammad Shaaban , UN Under-Secretary General


(Left to right) Professor Ilan Chet, Deputy Secretary General, Union for the
Mediterranean Mr Simon Anholt, Independent Policy Advisor and former member of Public Diplomacy Board, Foreign and Commonwealth Office ,Mrs Rosalie Rivett, Chief Executive Officer, Women in Diplomatic Service Group