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15th June 2011

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by Leigh Turner

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

Ambassadors in high heels #2

How much should an ambassador know about Louboutins?  My recent blog Ambassadors in high heels prompted some interesting comments (eg from one female British diplomat: “there is no doubt that when I joined up as a young woman in the 1970s the expectation was that I would marry and leave”, but… “I have never not […]

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23rd October 2010

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by Greg Dorey


Human rights at the heart of Europe

Liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms and the rule of law underpin the EU – these are core values shared by member states. And it is no surprise therefore that human rights are a critical element in the EU’s foreign relations, exchanges with other countries, development policy and work in international institutions […]

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