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The American Security Project cordially invites you to a breakfast discussion:
A Conversation with Tobias Ellwood MP:
The UK in the EU and the future of Transatlantic Cooperation
Wednesday, April 10th 0830-0930
Member of the UK Parliament and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the UK Minister for Europe
This discussion will be on the record
The European Union (EU) is going through major political and economic changes. There is much debate on the future of the United Kingdom within the institutions of the EU.
Where does Britain see it self within the EU?
What does that mean for the US-EU trade talks?
What will be impact on be on other national security issues?
Join us to discuss these issues and many more with Tobias Ellwood MP.
The event will take place at:
1100 New York Ave, NW Washington DC
West Tower 7th Floor
Breakfast refreshments will be served between 0800-08300
The discussion will begin promptly at 08:30. Please arrive by 08:00 for registration.
We hope you can join us.
Please RSVP by April 8th to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Tobias Ellwood:
Tobias was elected as Member of Parliament for Bournemouth East in May 2005. In January 2006 he was appointed Opposition Whip and in July 2007 was promoted to the post of Shadow Minister for Culture Media and Sport. After the May 2010 General Election Tobias was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Defence Secretary, the Rt. Hon Liam Fox MP. In October 2011 Tobias was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for Europe the Rt. Hon David Lidington MP in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Tobias was born in New York, USA (due to his parents’ overseas posting at the time). He grew up in Bonn, Germany and Vienna, Austria, but returned to the UK to complete his first degree at Loughborough University.
He spent five years in the Army with The Royal Green Jackets, head quartered in Winchester and served in Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Kuwait, Germany, Gibraltar and Bosnia.
Tobias completed the senior executive course in National and International Studies at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in the summer of 2009. His proposal for armed forces to develop greater stabilisation capability, put forward in his publication ‘Post Conflict Reconstruction: Bridging the gap between military and Civilian affairs on the modern battle field’ is now part of the coalition Government’s policy.
He has also travelled to Afghanistan a number of times, and has written on the further defense requirements of the UK.
Mr Ellwood is the author of:
Upgrading UK influence in the European Union – A strategy to improve upstream scrutiny of EU legislation – Nov 2012 –http://www.openeurope.org.uk/Content/Documents/Pdfs/upgradingukinfluence.pdf
Post Conflict Reconstruction – Bridging the gap between Military and Civilian Affairs on the Modern Battlefield – Nov 2009 –http://www.firstdefence.info/documents/Post_Conflict_Reconstruction.pdf