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Interview with Sir Roger Carrick: Commonwealth Oral History Project

Interview with Sir Roger Carrick, conducted 6 February 2013 as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Carrick, Roger John (born 1937- ), KCMG 1995; CMG 1983; LVO 1972. Entry to FO, 1956 . Served in Royal Navy, 1956-58. School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, 1961. Sofia, 1962. FO desk officer, Jordan; then Treasury Centre for Administrative Studies, 1965, Paris, 1967, Singapore, 1971. FCO, Personnel Operations Department 1973 (deputy head, 1976). Visiting Fellow, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1977. Counsellor, Washington, 1978. Head, Overseas Estate Department, FCO, 1982. Consul-General, Chicago, 1985. Assistant Under-Secretary of State (Economic), FCO, 1988. Ambassador to Jakarta, Indonesia, 1990. High Commissioner to Australia, 1994. Retired, 1997.

Onslow, Sue and Carrick, Roger and Craggs, Ruth Interview with Sir Roger Carrick: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)

Item Type: Transcribed text
Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
Keywords: Australia, Canada, Falkland Islands, Fiji, France, Malaysia, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, UK, Zimbabwe, race, development, constitutional change, cold war, human rights, climate change, Cold War, NATO, nuclear, human rights, good governance, development, decolonisation, Queen, United Nations, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project
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