Consular concerns

From the Tsunami to terrorism, how do modern, cash-strapped consular services solve the problem of aiding increasingly mobile nationals in remote, insecure parts of the world while under the media spotlight?

Over 60 consuls attended the September luncheon of the London Consular Corps to listen to FCO Director of Consular Affairs, Rob Macaire, who introduced many newly-arrived consuls to the structure of the Foreign Office’s Consular Directorate and the strategic approach it takes towards providing consular services.

The talk focused on key themes from the recent UK Consular Strategy document Delivering Change Together: The Consular Strategy 2007-2010.

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