Tag: David Lidington

9th December 2015

Sian MacLeod

by Sian MacLeod

UK Ambassador to Serbia

Diplomatic Board Games

Years ago, studying in London, I was puzzled by the enthusiasm of international relations students for spending days at a time for running from room to room playing ‘Diplomacy’. Throughout my subsequent years as a diplomat the board game has seemed far removed from what I do – until now. Last week I attended my […]

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5th August 2015 Dublin, Ireland

David Wallace

First Secretary, Head of Policy Delivery, British Embassy Warsaw

Strengthening Europe Through Reform

What does Russian aggression in Ukraine have to do with EU reform? Well, for one both were topics of conversation during Minister for Europe David Lidington’s visit to Poland last week (to see the full interview in Polish click here ). But there is something deeper binding the two. Living and working in Warsaw I […]

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26th October 2012 Dublin, Ireland

Robin Barnett

by Robin Barnett

Former Ambassador to Ireland, Dublin

Britain and Poland in the EU

Our Minister for Europe David Lidington was in town this week for discussions with Polish Ministers, commentators and representatives of British business. It was an excellent opportunity to challenge some of the assertions in the local media regarding the UK’s disengagement from the EU and our attitude towards Structural and Cohesion Funds for Poland. On […]

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5th April 2012

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

Ukraine: a land of opportunity?

Will Ukraine seize the once-in-a-generation opportunity of Euro 2012 to showcase its European credentials? How about the October parliamentary elections – a litmus test for democracy in Ukraine? These questions are the subject of a powerful article by the British Minister for Europe, David Lidington, in the Ukrainian newspaper “Den” on 5 April.

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