December 2, 2019 at 18h00

“Peace on Earth?” with keynote speaker, Mr. Michael Ramsden

We all search for peace. Our hopes and fears as to whether it can be achieved fluctuate according to our circumstances and the reports we hear. What drives our search for peace? Can it be attained?

Diplomats, parliamentarians, business leaders and their guests are invited to begin celebrating the Christmas season by enjoying a festive meal, live seasonal music and inspirational keynote speaker Michael Ramsden.

36th Christmas Dinner Host Committee

H.E. Solomon Azoh-Mbi Anu’a-Gheyle
Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioner for the Republic of Cameroon

H.E. Sofia Cerrato Rodriguez
Ambassador of the Republic of Honduras

H.E. Petronila Garcia
Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines

H.E. Janice Avonne Miller
High Commissioner for Jamaica 

H.E. Bálint Odor
Ambassador of Hungary

H.E. Juan Diego Stacey
Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador

H.E. Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo
High Commissioner for the Republic of  South Africa

H.E. Adeyinka Asekun
High Commissioner for the Federal Republic of Nigeria

H.E. Sherry Tross
High Commissioner for the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis

H.E. Vasilios Philippou
High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus

The Honourable Yonah Martin
The Senate (British Columbia)

Mrs. Cathay Wagantall, MP
Yorkton-Melville (Saskatchewan) 

Mr. Bev Shipley
former MP Lambton-Kent-Middlesex (Ontario)

Michael Ramsden

President of RZIM, founder of Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics

Michael Ramsden is International Director of RZIM and one of the founders of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He spent most of his childhood in the Middle East and later moved to the UK, where he worked for the Lord Chancellor’s Department investing funds. Michael went on to teach Jurisprudence at the University of Sheffield, whilst doing research in Law and Economics.

His passion is to engage with people of all backgrounds and cultures about questions of faith, which he has been doing for over twenty years. He speaks in business, academic, political and other settings across the globe, ranging from Europe and the Middle East, to Asia and the Americas. Michael helps oversee the international team of RZIM speakers based in sixteen offices worldwide, and he lives in Oxford with his wife, Anne, and their three children.