Oxford Lecture by HE Sayyid Badr Albusaidi, Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman


February 16 2024

On 15 February 2024 HE Sayyid Badr Albusaidi, Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman, delivered the lecture 'Talking to Anyone for the Good of Everyone: Diplomacy in a Multipolar World' at The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

The fully booked free public lecture focused on the current developments in Palestine, with HE Sayyid Badr emphasising the need for “a transformation in thinking, and a development of forms of practical diplomacy that are suitable for a multipolar world.”

Lecture attendees included academics, think tanks, members of the media from both countries and embassy officials from both Oman and the UK.

The lecture was introduced and chaired by Dr Farhan Ahmad Nizami, Director of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. It was followed by a Q&A with audience members with concluding remarks by General Lord Houghton.

Read the full speech here.

See the video of the speech here: Videos - FM.gov.om and on Vimeo here.



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