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Ambassador of Peru

The Ambassador of Peru, HE Juan Carlos Gamarra, was hosted by Baroness Hooper and after dinner spoke about the strength of bilateral relations between Peru and the UK.

His Excellency, Mr Juan Carlos Gamarra, was appointed as Ambassador of Peru to the Court of St James and as Permanent Representative of Peru to the International Maritime Organization on October 1, 2018.
He holds a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and has a wide knowledge and expertise in international negotiations.
Ambassador Gamarra is an experienced career diplomat who has held several posts abroad, serving as Ambassador to Switzerland from 2009-2013 and to the Holy See from 2013-2015. Prior to his current appointment, Ambassador Gamarra was the Director General of Protocol and State Ceremonial in Peru.

Sir Ivan Rogers KCMG

Sir Mark Ivan Rogers KCMG (born March 1960) is a former senior British civil servant, who was the British Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union from 4 November 2013 until his resignation on 3 January 2017.

Annual Diplomatic Party 2019

Once again the CFCC welcomed a large number of Ambassadors and High Commissioners.  Our host was The Rt Hon the Lord Howell of Guildford and our Chairman, Rehman Chishti MP chaired the event.  The rousing speech by our guest speaker, The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP|, set the tone optimistically

Lebanon Foreign Minister

HE Gebran Bassil, Lebanon's Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs and Emigrants spoke at the CFCC event in the Lords tonight.  The Ambassador of Lebanon, HE Rami Mortada was present as well as the Lebanon All Party Parliamentary Group Chairman, Rt Hon Sir John Hayes MP.

Airey Neave Memorial Event

Hosted by Lord Hamilton of Epsom - in dialogue with Patrick Bishop and William Neave

The Man Who Was Saturday (buy the book on Amazon here )

The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

A new book by Patrick Bishop

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke CH QC MP

Kenneth Clarke outlined the current political situation the government is facing with Brexit. He was elected in 1970 and has been an active Conservative for 60 years. He joined when the Party was joining Europe and is leaving as a constituency MP as we leave the EU.

Asian Heads of Mission Panel

Event hosted by Andrew Bridgen MP, Chairman of the APPG for Uzbekistan

and Chaired by CFCC Chairman, Rehman Chishti MP

with Bota Hopkinson, Chair of Conservative Friends of Eurasia

Lord Price and Engaging Works - The Business Nourisher

Lord Price spoke about Engaging Works 

See the tweets from @EngagingWorks and @Rehman_Chishti

Tuesday 29th January, 2019

“Fairness for All’ – Lord Price on Employee Welfare and Engaging Works