2013 Canning Lecture - H.E Pedro Passos Coelho, Prime Minister of Portugal
On 27th November 2013, Canning House was delighted to welcome H.E Pedro Passos Coelho, Prime Minister of Portugal who delivered the annual Canning Lecture at Lancaster House. The Prime Minister's speech was entitled “Portugal, Europe and Latin America – Renewing the Transatlantic Link.” The PM also commented on Portugal's economic recovery and fielded questions from the audience, made up of 200 business leaders, Ambassadors, press and other interested parties. The Lecture was also transmitted live by three Portuguese broadcasters as well as streamed live by Canning House. The Prime Minister's talk was then followed by a reception with wine provided by Sogrape Vinhos.
A transcript of the speech is available for download here.