Event : UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Roundtable

Start Date : May 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM
End Date
: May 24, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Location : Roy Romanow Room (PCL 110.3), Place Riel Student Centre, U of S

Event Description

PosterCanada and the United Kingdom have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship. With the second Joint Declaration signed in 2011, foreign relations have reinvigorated a strategic partnership on global issues between our nations.

Join us for an intimate round table of students and faculty on topics ranging across global security, economics, energy, and culture. Alistair Burt MP, will present briefly on his role at the Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Office, the United Kingdom's renewed partnership with Canada, and promote a round table discussion with the students in attendance.  This event marks the first UK parliamentary minister visit in Saskatchewan's history.

As Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Alistair Burt MP is responsible for topics pertaining to:

  • Afghanistan and South Asia;
  • Counter terrorism;
  • Counter proliferation;
  • North America;
  • Middle East and North Africa;
  • FCO finance; and
  • Human resources and diversity

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The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes, with 30 minutes afterwards for a question and answer roundtable discussion. Click here to view the livestream video feed of the event.

REGISTER BY: Monday, May 19th, 2013

FEE:  There is no charge to attend this event.

PRESENTED BY: The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies, the U of S International Office, and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program “Visiting Consul-General Series”


This event will be followed by light refreshments and a networking opportunity. Business attire recommended.


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Parking: Public parking is available nearest Edwards in Pay Lots #4 and #5. And nearest Place Riel in Pay Lot #1. See U of S Parking Services for maps and details.

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