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2nd October 2012 Beirut, Lebanon

Tom Fletcher

by Tom Fletcher

Former British Ambassador to Lebanon

The Naked Diplomat

Tomorrow, we’re hosting in Beirut a conference on how diplomats can respond to the way in which social media is changing our work. We’ll be hosting a tweetup (#digiconflb) and drawing on the feedback so far on the FCO’s digital consultation. I was lucky to take part in a panel on social media during last […]

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26th March 2012 Washington DC, USA

James Barbour

by James Barbour

Press Secretary and Head of Communications

Prime Ministerial March Mayhem

UK in the USA

While most of America may have spent last week focussed on brackets and upsets, we had our own bit of March Madness here in DC: an official visit from Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, as well as the Chancellor and Foreign Secretary. And what a visit it was. I was on the […]

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25th January 2012 Toronto, Canada

SIN Global 2012

If things seemed a little quiet on the SIN blog and newsfeed last week, it’s because Nicole, Nicolina, Paolo, Shannon and I were in London rubbing shoulders with the rest of the global Science and Innovation Network at our all-Posts conference. As well as meeting face-to-face (often for the first time) with our stakeholders in […]

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20th December 2011 Beirut, Lebanon

Tom Fletcher

by Tom Fletcher

Former British Ambassador to Lebanon

Social Media Changing Lives, and Lebanon

The theme of last week’s International Human Rights Day was the role that social media can play in highlighting and challenging human rights abuses. So I was excited to be invited to take part in the American University of Beirut’s conference on Social Media Changing Lives, put together by the excellent @mhijazi  and his team. […]

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7th September 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

Tweeting in Kyiv

For the last few months, I have been using Twitter to tweet about new blogs and occasionally to tweet or retweet (RT) on other subjects of interest about the UK and Ukraine.  As a result I now have a number of followers on Twitter including members of the public, students, diplomats, business people and opinion […]

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