In Conversation with Wendy Sherman

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Peace, Security & Defence
In Conversation with Wendy Sherman


Following the third convening of the EU-US dialogue on China, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will join us to provide her views on the ongoing and future relationship between the US, EU and China, and to discuss how Washington and Brussels can pursue a common approach to Beijing.



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Dharmendra Kanani
Dharmendra Kanani

Director, Asia, Peace, Security & Defense, Digital & Chief spokesperson

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Prior to joining Friends of Europe, Dharmendra Kanani was director of policy at the European Foundation Centre (EFC). He was the England director at the Big Lottery Fund, the largest independent funder in the UK and fourth largest in the world. Dharmendra has held senior positions in the public and voluntary sector and advisor to numerous ministerial policy initiatives across the UK.

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Wendy Sherman

United States Deputy Secretary of State

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Wendy R. Sherman is the 21st and first woman to serve as the United States Deputy Secretary of State. She previously held several positions at the Harvard Kennedy School as a professor of the practice of public leadership, director of the Center for Public Leadership and as a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. As the former under secretary of state for political affairs, she led the US negotiating team that reached agreement on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the P5+1, the EU and Iran, for which she was awarded the National Security Medal. Sherman has additionally served at the US Department of State as a counsellor, special advisor to the president, policy coordinator on North Korea and assistant secretary for legislative affairs. She has chaired the Board of Directors of Oxfam America and served on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the US Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board, as well as the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Terrorism.



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