LSE Lecture Series: The United Nations at 60 - relic or relevant?
Date: Monday 9 October 2006
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Dr. Kim Howells MP
Chair: Professor Gwyn Prins
Dr Kim Howells' will outline the British Government's objectives for a United Nations better equipped to face the challenges of the 21st century. How we can best support the United Nations, strengthen consensus and modernise the structures of the organisation so that it can engage with maximum impact where we need it to.
Dr Kim Howells was appointed Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in May 2005. He is responsible for the Middle East, Afghanistan and South Asia, Counter Narcotics, Counter Proliferation, Counter Terrorism, UN and UN Reform.
This event is hosted jointly by LSE's Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Development Studies Institute, International Relations department, the Ralph Miliband Programme and supported by LSE Annual Fund.
The next event in the series will take place on Wednesday 25 October. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will present a lecture entitled 'The United Nations in the 21st century - a perspective from a developing country'.
This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
A transcript of this event is now online.
The UN's role in a revitalised multilateral system (PDF)
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