Free to Worship, to Trade and to Be Secure: Why Canada and the Netherlands Must Promote Our Shared Values
Event Date: May 18, 2012 - 12:30 pm
Location: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 12110 (12th floor)
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URI ROSENTHAL, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
Presented by CIPS and the Netherlands Embassy in Canada.
Free. In English. Registration is required; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A light lunch will be offered at 12:30 p.m. and Minister Rosenthal will deliver his lecture at 1:00 p.m.
Uri Rosenthal was appointed as the Netherlands’ Minister of Foreign Affairs in October 2010. He has represented the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) in the Senate of the States General since June 1999. In addition to his political career, Uri Rosenthal is Professor of public administration at Leiden University. He was also previously Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and at the Erasmus University, from which he holds a doctorate in political and social sciences. He has published extensively, particularly with regard to safety and security, crisis management and public administration. Before his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs, he was chairman of the Institute for Safety, Security and Crisis Management.
Tags: European Union, foreign policy, freedom of religion, international trade, Netherlands, security, Uri Rosenthal