SCGA Launch Event: April 27th 2022, Edinburgh Castle
The Scottish Council on Global Affairs was officially launched at an event held at Edinburgh castle, attended by representatives of the three founding universities, the Scottish Government, the UK Government, and a range of invited guests. The launch received extensive coverage and commentary, and the Council has received backing and recognition from across the political spectrum.
“There has been a pressing need for some years for an institute of international affairs in Scotland.Professor Peter Jackson, Chair in Global Security at the University of Glasgow and the first Executive Director of the SCGA
The SCGA will promote an independent perspective on global affairs and give voice to the formidable range of expertise on international issues that exists in this country.”
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