In his long and distinguished career, Lord Patten has held the positions of Member of Parliament; last Governor of British Hong Kong, overseeing the return of Hong Kong to China; Chairman of the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland; European Commissioner for External Relations; and President of the charity Medical Aid for Palestinians.

Lord Patten is currently Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Chairman of the BBC Trust, and a Life Peer in the House of Lords.

Join the World Affairs Council in welcoming Lord Patten for his remarks on the state of the European and US economies, and what lies ahead for US-European relations in these tough economic times.

This event is co-sponsored by Oxford University Society Northern California Branch.

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