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Monday, 30 October 2017, 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Mercers' Hall

Defence and Security in an Unstable World

General Sir Nick Parker KCB CBE


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The 2017 Peter Nailor Memorial Defence Lecture

Presented by General Sir Nick Parker and followed by a response from Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield.

Sir Nick will consider the evolving challenges facing defence and security in a fast-moving and ever more unstable world.

Hosted by the Mercers' Company

Please note 7pm start time 

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Sir Nick is Formerly Commander-in-Chief of the UK Land Forces.

He has held several senior operational military tour posts throughout his career including UK Joint Task Force and advisor to the President of Sierra Leone in 2001; Deputy Commanding General (UK) Multi-National Corps Iraq from August 2005 to February 2006 and Deputy Commander of the International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan from November 2009 to October 2010.  He is currently the UK’s advisor on reform to the Ukrainian Minister of Defence.  

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