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15th July 2019

Danae Xanthi

British High Commissioner for a Day

Becoming UK High Commissioner to Cyprus for a day

While gender equality is improving in Cyprus, there is still more to do. Women in leadership positions in particular remain few. To promote gender equality and female leadership, the British High Commissioner in Cyprus Stephen Lillie welcomed a 17 year old young woman, Danae Xanthi, to shadow him for a day on 24 June to […]

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18th January 2011

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by Greg Dorey


When exactly is dawn?

We are already well into the Hungarian Presidency, with Ministers and senior officials pouring in from other EU countries for Presidency meetings. In the last week we have had meetings of Europe Directors; Political Directors: and Europe Ministers for a GAC or General Affairs Council (all from Foreign Ministries); we are in the middle of […]

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18th May 2010 Islamabad, Pakistan

by Adam Thomson

British High Commissioner to Pakistan

Britain decides!

For British citizens the outcome of last week’s General Election has been pretty remarkable.  For the first time since the Second World War we have a coalition government.  And we have the prospect of some quite substantial constitutional change: legislation to give Parliament a fixed term of five years, a referendum on whether to move […]

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