Tag: Consular News

Bereaved families demand more help from FCO

Families whose loved ones have died abroad in unexplained circumstances staged a small protest outside the Foreign Office demanding more assistance from British consulates abroad.

Consuls need pandemic plan – expert

The world needs to prepare better for pandemic flu, a top global health expert urged at a Consular Corps meeting. Professor Peter Piot, who discovered…

Consuls attend Custody Conference

Record numbers of consuls attended the recent Foreign Nationals in Custody Conference hosted by HM Prison Service, a sign that the issue of foreign nationals…

First ASEAN President for CCL

Senen Mangalile, Consul General of the Philippines, was elected President of the Consular Corps of London, the first time an ASEAN envoy has been chosen…

Resolving international family cases

Consular cases involving international families are some of the most challenging for consuls and with increasing global mobility and Brexit, these are likely to become…

Managing migrant mental health

Assisting citizens with mental illness is one of the most complex areas of consular work. Consuls gathered at the US Embassy for a seminar on…

Supporting bereaved families

The recent terrorist attacks stressed the importance of bereavement training for consuls and the police. Sue Ackerman outlines the work Rowland Brothers International (RBI) is…

Consuls rally to respond to attacks

For the third time in as many months, the Union Jack above the Foreign Office and flags at diplomatic missions around London were flown at…