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17:30 - 19:00 6 February 2014

The EU’s role in the world


AV Hill Lecture Theatre | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Vijay Rangarajan, Europe Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Vijay Rangarajan will be visiting UCL to speak about EU’s role in the world. This event will be chaired by Professor Robert Hazell, Director of the Constitution Unit (UCL)

Vijay has worked on European issues since 1996 in London and Brussels, involved in IGCs, European defence, trade policy, justice and home affairs, as Antici, and on a range of institutional issues. His other experience includes work in private offices, as Deputy head of mission and then Chargé in Mexico, concentrating on G8 themes. From 2009-11 he was Constitution Director in MOJ and then Cabinet Office, leading on a range of changes from the Cabinet manual to the Fixed term parliaments Act, and was SRO for the UK Supreme Court, and IPSA. From 2011-13 he was Multilateral Policy Director in the FCO, responsible for the UK's policy in organisations including the Security Council, other UN bodies, the Council of Europe (leading work on the Brighton Declaration), as well as human rights and conflict prevention.


Dimitrios Kraniotis
+44 (0)20 7679 4902 | d.kraniotis@ucl.ac.uk


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