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18:00 - 21:30 9 March 2012

Sir Tony Brenton: Russia and Europe: Friends or Foes?


Gustav Tuck LT | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: The event is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception in the UCL Southcloisters
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Sir Tony Brenton, Wolfson College, Cambridge, Sir Tony started his career in the British Foreign Office in 1975 learning Arabic and working in the British Embassy in Cairo for three years. In the following he worked in London and Brussels on European Community Foreign, Energy Policy and Environment Policy. He further specialised on the issue of environmental and energy policy during his sabbatical at Harvard University when he wrote “The Greening of Machiavelli – The History of International Environmental Politics”. Back in London, he headed a UN Department in the Foreign Office from 1989 to 90 and among other things negotiated for the 1992 Rio “Earth Summit”.

The UCLU European Society and UCL European Institute are delighted to welcome Sir Tony Brenton, former British Ambassador to the Russian Federation 2004-2008, for a talk on “Russia and Europe: Friends or Foes?”.


Maja Sojref
+44 (0) 207 679 8737 | Maja.Sojref.10@ucl.ac.uk


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