Past eventUnder 35s Forum

The Trust Option: The Role of Education and Culture in International Relations

25 June 2008 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Chatham House, London


Martin Davidson, CEO, British Council
Chair: Benjamin Saoul, Deputy Head, Arab Israel Group, Middle East and North Africa Directorate, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Under 35s Forum Steering Group Member



The speaker will consider how countries can strengthen their international relationships, and ultimately increase their influence, by making use of the full range of hard and soft power tools. He will focus on how, in a fractious world, creating engagement through educational and cultural exchange can build understanding and trust between countries and cultures.

This event is held in association with the British Council.