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18th August 2017 Skopje, North Macedonia

Here’s to another year of joint defence achievements

UK and Macedonia flags at our joint activity during one of our Dojran Battlefiled Study Tours

Today on the 18th August the Macedonian Army is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Every year when we attend events marking the achievements of the Macedonian Army, it is also an opportunity to reflect on the bilateral Defence Engagement between UK and Macedonia. Training and sharing experiences on how UK can best help Macedonia meet NATO […]

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8th December 2016 Lagos, Nigeria

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by Bisola Dawon

Science and Innovation Officer

Royal Society of Chemistry and GlaxoSmithKline One Week Training in Lagos

I was opportune to present a speech about the Science and Innovation Network (SIN) at Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)/ GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) GCMS Training which commenced 21 – 25 November 2016 at the University of Lagos (Unilag). Furthermore I wrote the speech for the Deputy High Commissioner at post […]

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18th December 2015 London, UK

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by Alison Daniels

Digital Transformation Leader at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Digital diplomacy in 2015

At the start of 2015 the Digital Transformation Unit set itself an ambitious to do list. After the euphoria of celebrating our first anniversary, the year has been defined by hard graft as we’ve worked with colleagues across the FCO to begin work on how to deliver digital services to British people across the world […]

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5th March 2013 Warsaw, Poland

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by Martin Oxley

Director of UKTI Warsaw

Leading Teams to Deliver Business Excellence

An inspirational speech by HMA Robin Barnett kicked of the recent UKTI Leadership training in Warsaw, part of a two city roadshow from Berlin to Warsaw attracting participation from Heads of UKTI in Europe and the Corporate UKTI training team. The intensive training session is part of UKTIs ongoing change programme to promote UK growth […]

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4th 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

UK-Ukraine leadership training in Crimea

Guest blog by Major Kirsty Baxter, Assistant Military Attaché Kyiv There is an explosion; then we hear the screams for help.  Quickly we turn and jog back down the path.  Our group of military attachés and Ukrainian officers find a badly injured sergeant, his foot blown off by a mine booby-trap.  As he begs for […]

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2nd September 2011 Bucharest, Romania

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by Raluca Bragarea

Head of Communications, Bucharest

Commercial Diplomacy at the heart of our work

I was in London last week for a packed one-day training to understand how the Foreign Office supports the overall work of the British Government to take forward the growth and prosperity agenda. Commercial diplomacy is a newly coined concept yet diplomats have always been looking out for business potential in their host countries, whether […]

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29th November 2010

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by Greg Dorey


Girding up our loins

Last week the National School of Government came to Budapest for an extremely useful training session for a group of Embassy staff on what to expect under the Hungarian EU Presidency. They covered for example the EU decision making process; the challenges we will face; how the rotating Presidency fits into the new EU architecture; […]

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