Culture and Press

Take a walk on the wild side…

Speaking of escaping the diplomatic quarter, why not break out of the Belgravia Bubble and head east to Deptford – site of London’s old Royal…

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In the frame

The one good thing about Angela Merkel’s coalition troubles is that we, in London, have the Ammons in post for a little longer. And that…

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The search for peace

What could be more inspirational than the true-life story of the secret diplomatic negotiations that led to the Oslo Peace Accord, instigated by our very…

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Convention to curb illicit antiquities trade

Heads of mission joined Cyprus High Commissioner Euripides Evriviades at a meeting in Parliament to hear about the Nicosia Convention on Offences relating to Cultural…

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Media and inter-faith dialogue

The Embassy of Albania held a panel discussion with Albanian academic Dr Gëzim Alpion and Mr Aaqil Ahmed (right), former head of ethics and religion…

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God of small things

Heads of Mission joined Bolivian Ambassador Mr Roberto Calzadilla to celebrate Alasitas, Bolivia’s festival of miniatures, at the Lord Mayor of Westminster’s reception rooms. The…

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Identity politics makes flag waving popular again

Flags have always been important in diplomacy but in the era of identity politics, flag waving is fashionable again, journalist and author, Tim Marshall told…

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Analysing the British election

Members of the Diplomatic Press Attaché Association of London gathered at the Embassy of Serbia to hear the insights of New York Times London Bureau…

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In search of leadership

The issue of leadership has dominated the British elction, so the presentation given by veteran broadcaster, Jon Snow of Channel 4 News, on this topic…

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