2013-03-05 14:15:56 - Fiji High Commissioner to give speech on the competing concepts of security in the Pacific Islands region
The Pacific Islands Society at the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) invites media to cover an upcoming address by His Excellency Mr. Solo Mara, Fiji High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), at the SOAS main building, located on Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London on Tuesday, March 5, from 7:15 to 9 p.m.
This is the second event in the inaugural Ambassador Speaking Series at SOAS. The series features high-level diplomats from across the Asia-Pacific and its global partners, including the High Commissioner of Papua New Guinea and the Honorary Consul of Kiribati who will speak later this month.
Media wishing to cover this address are asked to contact SOAS Pacific Islands Society Director of Marketing and
Communications Miles McKenna, at +44 (0)77-6667-6558 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO: H.E. Solo Mara, Acting Fijian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
WHAT: Remarks on International Security in the Asia-Pacific
WHERE: SOAS Main Building, Room G3, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG
WEBSITE LINK: www.pacificislandssociety.org
WHEN: 7:15 - 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Eddie Walsh, President, Pacific Islands Society at SOAS
Keiko Ono, Vice President, Pacific Islands Society at SOAS
Tel: +44 020 7898-4994, Email: email@example.com
About the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS): SOAS is the only higher education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This places it at the forefront of academic scholarship on the current transformation of Pacific Asia. Highly specialized academic staff focusing on diplomacy, language studies, and regional expertise give SOAS its unique insight into the key issues facing Pacific Asia, and the rest of the world. Democracy, development, human rights, identity, legal systems, poverty, religion, and social change are at the heart of SOAS’ academic disciplines and intellectual enquiry. This distinct academic focus makes SOAS an indispensable centre for analysing, understanding and explaining historic and emerging trends in our complex world.
About Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) at SOAS: PacSoc at SOAS was founded in 2012 to provide Pacific Islanders and non-Pacific Islanders alike an opportunity to learn more about the region and celebrate its importance to Asia-Pacific studies. Based here at the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), we are working with our partners and friends to expand and enrich the discourse on the region. Through our speaking series, cultural events, and annual campaigns, we bring together some of the region’s most influential minds to discuss the major political, economic, environmental, and social issues facing the Pacific Islands– all while celebrating the vibrant cultures that make the region so unique and valuable to the global community.