Celebrating Cuba's Independence Day
- Canning House
Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Cuba's Independence Day, including a message from the Ambassador of Cuba to the UK, and a showcase of Cuban culture to mark the day.
Canning House is delighted to welcome Hugo Shorter, Director for the Americas at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, to our board of Trustees.
Hugo Shorter joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1990. He has served at the UK Delegation to NATO (Brussels) and in senior positions at the British embassies in Brasilia and Paris. He was Ambassador to Lebanon from 2015-18.
Hugo grew up in Tokyo, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, and took his first degree in Modern Languages at Oxford University. He also attended the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in Paris, obtaining a post-graduate diploma in Public Administration.
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