Update on Yemen by HM Ambassador Simon Shercliff OBE

02/11/2017 - 17:30
Simon Shercliff OBE
St Matthew's Conference Centre, 20 Great Peter Street, Westminster SW1P 2BU

The British–Yemeni Society is delighted to invite members and friends to a talk by HM Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen, and co-president of the Society Simon Shercliff OBE on Thursday 2 November 2017 at St Matthew's Conference Centre, 20 Great Peter Street, Westminster SW1P 2BU. 

Simon took up the role of British Ambassador to Yemen in February 2017 and has since been based in Saudi Arabia "criss-crossing the region, pushing peace negotiations until we can re-open back in Yemen" as he states in his twitter account @SimonShercliff. He will update members and guests on the latest developments in Yemen and the region since he took up office. 

The talk starts at 18.00 and will be preceded by drinks at 17.30 (glass of wine: £2; refreshments free). Tickets on the door, members: £5, non-members: £10. For the purposes of catering, please advise the Hon Secretary Audrey Allfree if you wish to attend. E-mail: sec@b-ys.org.uk; telephone: 020 7731 3260. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the venue, please note that the Conference Centre is attached to St Matthew's Church and is accessed via the main church door.  Once inside, the Conference Centre is immediately on your right.