Tag: Corps News

The Elder Statesman of Diplomacy

A tribute to the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps at the Court of St James’s, HE Mr Khaled Al Duwaisan GCVO to celebrate his 25…

All your Christmases

London’s diplomatic community got into the festive spirit hosting a number of celebrations to share their Christmas traditions over the festive season. Above image: The…

New Protocol Deputy Director

Alison MacMillan has succeeded Jackie Barson as the new Deputy Director of Protocol at the Foreign Office. Ms MacMillan joined the Protocol Directorate in October.

IMO honours Koji Sekimizu

The 2016 International Maritime Prize for 2016 was awarded to Mr Koji Sekimizu, former Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), for his contribution…

IMO Chief calls for ambitious reforms

IMO Secretary-General Kitack set out a bold five-year strategic direction and vision at organisation’s 30th Assembly session, the largest-ever gathering at IMO headquarters. Addressing a…

IMO Council elections hard fought

Months of intense campaigning came to a  climax at historic elections for the International Maritime Organization Council, where seats in all three categories were contested…

UAE Embassy moves to Belgravia

The red carpet was rolled out for UAE Foreign Minister HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, FCO Middle East Minister the Rt Hon Alistair…

New FCO Director of Protocol

Mr Neil Holland has been appointed Director of Protocol at the Foreign Office. Prior to this appointment, Mr Holland served as Deputy Head of Mission…

Czech Embassy reopens in style

The Czech Embassy in Notting Hill was transformed into a light installation and all-sensory showcase of the best of Czech, to toast its reopening after…