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Founder’s Day - The 2021 Sion College Lecture

 “The Biden Difference – What it means for the US & for the world"

Sir David Manning GCMG, KCVO

Sir David Manning joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1972 and served in Warsaw, New Delhi, Paris and Moscow as well as London before becoming British Ambassador to Israel in 1995. Three years later he returned to London as Deputy Under Secretary of State for Defence & Intelligence, was the UK Permanent Representative at NATO and then Foreign Policy Adviser to the then Prime Minister. From 2003 until 2007 he served as Ambassador to the United States, since when he has held various public & non-executive appointments.

The College is very grateful to the Rector and Churchwardens of St Mary-le-Bow who have kindly agreed to host the evening at a time when Lambeth Palace is undergoing significant works during the Archbishop's sabbatical leave. Evening Prayer is at 5.30pm (paper orders of service are not used – please use the CW App).

The Lecture will begin at 6pm & will be followed by a Reception. The lecture will be given on the basis of the Chatham House rule under which participants are free to use the information received but the identity and affiliation of participants may not be revealed.

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