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Mar 18 - Mar 18, 2015

Palliser Lecture 2015: Britain's International Obligations - Fetters or Keys?

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Overview

The Palliser Lecture 2015 in memory of Sir Michael Palliser GCMG was delivered by The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP. It was chaired by The Rt Hon Lord Kerr of Kinlochard GCMG and kindly hosted by HSBC. 

The Rt Hon Sir Michael Palliser GCMG served as Vice-Chair of Salzburg Global Seminar and was a founding trustee of the London based 21st Century Trust, which now works exclusively with Salzburg Global Seminar. His counsel and support were a huge boon to our work over many years. Sir Michael enjoyed a long career in the British Diplomatic Service, culminating as Permanent Under Secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Service.  He also served on the boards of a number of companies, including as Chairman of the merchant bank Samuel Montagu, a subsidiary of HSBC. Sir Michael passed away in 2012.

The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP has served as an MP since 1997 and as Attorney General from 2010 to 2014.  

The Rt Hon Lord Kerr of Kinlochard GCMG was Permanent Under Secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the UK Diplomatic Service from 1997 to 2002.  

Full Lecture

Printed copies available upon request. Please contact: press@salzburgglobal.org