SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

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2019

November

19/11/19
  • The Management of International Organisations
  • Saheed Adegbite (United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development)
  • Saheed will share insights and experiences from his combined private and public sector experience bringing valuable multiple perspectives amplified by a deep knowledge of the operational business models of diverse intergovernmental organizations within security, diplomacy, international trade and sustainable development. 

25/11/19
26/11/19
  • Discussion with H.E. Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre, Ambassador of Ethiopia
  • H.E. Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United Kingdom
  • H.E. Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre, Ambassador of Ethiopia in the UK, will discuss Ethiopia’s current foreign policy priorities, and share his reflections on the country’s strategic position in the Horn of Africa.

28/11/19
  • The Diplomacy of Decolonization
  • Professor Alanna O'Malley (Leiden University / The Hague University of Applied Sciences), Dr Sue Onslow (Institute of Commonwealth Studies) + more TBC
  • Professor Alanna O’Malley discusses the role of the UN during the Congo crisis from 1960 to 1964, revealing how the UN helped position this event as a lightning rod in debates about how decolonisation interacted with the Cold War.