18 June 2018

DP Global Politics Class Attend Ambassador's Dialogue at UWA

On Wednesday 11 May the Year 11 DP Global Politics class was fortunate to attend the Perth USAsia Centre's Ambassador's Dialogue. The event was run in conjunction with the Australian American Leadership Dialogue and the Ambassador's in discussion were Cynthia Schneider, former United States Ambassador to The Netherlands, and the Honourable Kim Beazley, former Australian Ambassador to the United States.

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The discussion was frank and insightful and we were fortunate to watch two highly respected and knowledgeable diplomats speak with such freedom. The discussion was meant to centre on cultural diplomacy as the preeminent example of soft power but was largely hijacked by discussion around the Trump phenomenon and Australia's relationship with the United States. Following the discussion both Ambassadors stopped to speak with our students and took questions. The students had much to say and it was an enriching experiences with leaders of such distinction.

Mr David Kyle

SOSE Teacher