Meet Tom Fletcher - author of The Naked Diplomat
lun. 28 janvier à 17:30
About the book:
Who will be in power in the 21st century? Governments? Big business? Internet titans? And how do we influence the future? Digital technology is changing power at a faster rate than any time in history. Distrust and inequality are fuelling political and economic uncertainty.
The scaffolding built around the global order is fragile, and the checks and balances created over centuries to protect liberty are being tested, maybe to destruction. Tom Fletcher, the youngest senior British ambassador for two hundred years, considers how we - as governments, businesses, individuals - can survive and thrive in the twenty first century.
And how we can ensure that technology can make it easier of citizens truly to take back control. About Tom Fletcher
Visiting Professor of International Relations at NYUAD, Visiting Professor and Special Advisor at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy. Tom has served extensively as a diplomat in the British Government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Tom was the Foreign Policy Adviser to three British Prime Ministers (2007–11), and was British Ambassador to Lebanon (2011–15). He is an Honorary Fellow of Oxford University, and the Global Strategy Director for the Global Business Coalition for Education, which seeks to harness private sector efforts to get 75 million children into school. He chairs the International Advisory Council of the Creative Industries Federation, promoting Britain's most dynamic and magnetic sector overseas. He has recently led a government review of British diplomacy, and chaired a report on the future of the UN. His book ’The Naked Diplomat - Power & Politics in the Digital Age' was published in 2016. Tom is a co–founder of the Foundation For Opportunity, which supports good people doing good things in public life. To register, (essential) for this free event, please e-mail
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