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The ninth Embassy Induction Seminar attracted record attendance from more than 200 newly arrived diplomats from 100 missions, in a day packed with networking, information gathering and debate...

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Czech Republic
HE Mr Libor Secka

"Having the UK in the EU is also important for the balance of power"

Ethiopia
HE Dr Hailemichael Aberra

"We are working with the British to bring about stability to what is an unstable region and encouraging the new winds of change that are blowing through Africa, for peace and development"

Georgia
HE Ms Tamar Beruchashvili

"In the next 25 years I want to see Georgia as part of a strong EU and NATO and I want to see Georgia unified, peaceful and prosperous. Impossible dreams can come true - just look at Leicester City!"

COURT CIRCUIT

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Brunei – National Day
Bulgaria – National Day
Dominica – Commonwealth Secretary General Welcome

Embassy Education Conference 2016
Embassy Event Expo 2016
Embassy Induction Seminar 2016
Embassy Management Seminar 2016
JLR Easter Egg Hunt

Kosovo – Independence Day
Kuwait National Day
Lord Mayor Easter Banquet
Mauritius – Independence Day
Netherlands – King's Day
Pakistan – National Day
South Africa Freedom Day
Tunisia - Independence Day
YDL – Friday Night Fever

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POLITICAL NEWS

Did the Commonwealth swing EU vote?
With million-strong Commonwealth citizens eligible to vote in the EU referendum, was their vote the deciding factor?...

We’re feminists” declare male UN Secretary General candidates
With the next UN Secretary General tipped to be a woman, it was a surprise to see an all-male line-up for a debate, co-hosted by...

CONSULAR NEWS

Coroner in conversation with consuls
Rowland Brothers International hosted a seminar for consuls at the US Embssy with a senior coroner to explain coronial procedures following...

Sharp rise in mental health consular cases, says FCO advisor
The number of mental health cases handled by British consuls has increased by 50 per cent in the past five years, consuls learned at a...

CLUB NEWS

EU benefits UK science diplomacy
The science community in the UK “values  greatly” Britain’s membership of the EU, Lord Selborne, the Chair of the Lords Science and...

Female envoys chip at glass ceiling
Male ambassadors outnumber female heads of mission six to one in London, a statistic that sparked a lively debate at a recent meeting...

Diplomatic Spouse Club signs historic constitution
The Committee of the Diplomatic Spouse Club of London formally brought the organisation into being by signing the DSCL Constitution...

Spouse Club visits Parliament
DSCL members enjoyed a tour of the Houses of Parliament, where they learned the fascinating history of the ‘Mother of all Parliaments’...

CORPS NEWS

Cambridges pay respects to Orlando victims
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the US Embassy to sign a book of condolence in memory of the 49 people murdered in the...

Palmerston is big in Japan
The FCO’s resident cat Palmerston has done wonders for UK-Japanese ties. First he Tweeted that he was learning Japanese – and posted...

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Embassy Consular Conference 2016 Helping consuls help their citizens

Date: 29 November 2016
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Embassy Management Seminar 2017

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The opportunity for senior officials in charge of running their embassies to meet with government agencies, local authorities and trusted service providers.

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9th Annual Embassy Event Expo 2017
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This is the must-attend expo for all embassy event organisers to help plan their programme, whether it’s a VIP visit, trade show and delegation, investment conference, cultural exhibition or gala diplomatic reception.

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Embassy Education Conference 2017

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10th Annual Embassy Induction Seminar for newly arrived diplomats and their families 2017

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From: 09:00 - 18:00
Venue: No 11 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0AN

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