Have you been following the Meng Wanzhou extradition proceedings?
Join FACL BC and Philip Calvert for a discussion on the Meng Wanzhou extradition case.
Philip is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives at the University of Victoria and a Senior Fellow with the China Institute of the University of Alberta. He served in Beijing as a Trade Commissioner (1984-87), Economic Counsellor (1994-1997) and Minister & Deputy Head of Mission (2004-2008). In Global Affair Canada he served as Director General for North Asia, Deputy Chief Negotiator for Canada during China's accession to the WTO and as Director of the Technical Barriers to Trade Division. Most recently he spent 2012-2016 as Canada's ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.
Philip settled in Victoria, BC after serving 34 years as a career diplomat. In addition to his university positions, he is still keeping busy as the Regional Director (Victoria, BC and the West) of the Retired Heads of Mission Association for former Canadian ambassadors.
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