Lord McConnell Lecture 2017

11 May 2017

Lord McConnell Lecture Thursday 18 May 2017
In association with The Royal Society of Edinburgh and supported by the Scotland China Education Network.
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After 2016: What next for peace and development?
Presented by The Rt Hon the Lord (Jack) McConnell of Glenscorrodale
First Minister of Scotland 2001-2007
UK Special Representative for Peace Building 2008-2010
Chair of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development
Vice President of UNICEF UK
Advisor and Lecturer in several countries

Lord McConnell's lecture will address the dramatic changes in the European Union, the foreign policy of the United States of America, and the balance between other global powers. He will speak about the role of the United Nations, the position with the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the role of Scotland and the UK in this emerging situation.

The event will be held on Thursday 18 May 2017 at The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ.
(Tel 0131 240 500)

Schedule is as follows:
5.30 pm Tea in the Upper Gallery
6.00 pm Lecture and Discussion in the Lecture Theatre
7.15 pm Drinks in the Upper Gallery (- 8.00 pm)