Tag: Corps News

Embassy security

How does the British government fulfil its responsibilities to protect diplomatic missions in Britain? Diplomats recently attended a Diplomatic Protection Group (DPG) seminar to find…

New emissions charge illegal – expert

Diplomats should be exempt from Mayor Ken Livingstone’s new £25 emissions charge for gas-guzzling vehicles, a legal expert has told Embassy magazine. Professor Eileen Denza,…

Hungarian Ambassador granted Freedom of the City

Hungarian Ambassador Borbála Czakó has been granted the Freedom of the City of London, only the third Hungarian to be awarded this honour, the other…

Rock and a hard place

British rock music is becoming a potent force in diplomacy. First Deep Purple performed for Russian presidential candidate Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin, now guitar…

New ceremonial head

Simon Burton has taken over from Marie-Louise Archer as head of the Ceremonial Section. Mr Burton comes to the Protocol Division from the Communication Directorate…

US Embassy launches ‘green blog’

Science, environment and technology attachés wanting to know more about America’s thinking in the Climate Change debate should sign up to the Embassy’s new green…

US Ambassador hosts Elections webchat

The US presidential primaries have been a fascinating contest. To join Ambassador Robert Tuttle in an online discussion about the elections, register on the US…

Mission accomplished

How do you represent a state that has ceased to exist? As three Baltic nations celebrate their 90th anniversary of statehood, we look back at…

Immunity waived for envoy’s son accused of rape

The son of a Mongolian diplomat arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a schoolgirl has claimed immunity – but embassy officials have agreed to waive…

New Ceremonial Section head

Embassy would like to welcome Simon Burton, who will be replacing Marie-Louise Archer as the new head of the Ceremonial Section in the Protocol Division….