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On Her Majesty's Service - in a new way
  • calender icon August 25, 2015

  • user icon Matthew Teller, BBC News

The outgoing British ambassador to Lebanon hates the image of diplomats as stuck-up champagne-drinking mandarins, and goes out of his way to prove ...

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How to step down as an ambassador – with style
  • calender icon August 13, 2015

  • user icon Christopher Meyer, The Telegraph

That sound you hear is the massed ranks of long-departed British ambassadors turning in their graves. Some of us, alive but retired, have had to re ...

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Sir Tim Barrow: UK's new ambassador to EU 'tough negotiator'
  • calender icon January 5, 2017

  • user icon UK Politics, BBC News

Downing Street has called the UK's new ambassador to the European Union a "seasoned and tough negotiator", who will bring "energ ...

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Who Runs The Digital Century?
  • calender icon December 19, 2016

  • user icon Tom Fletcher - Vanguardia Dossier

“International systems live precariously. Every “world order” expresses an aspiration to permanence; the very term has a ring of ...

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10 Experts to Watch on Refugee Education
  • calender icon November 22, 2016

  • user icon Eline Gordts & Charlotte Alfred, Refugees Deeply

With 50 percent of refugee children unable to attend school, we look at some of the leading thinkers on refugee education in the third installment ...

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REVIEW: Naked Diplomacy by Geographical
  • calender icon November 14, 2016

  • user icon Chris Fitch, Geographical

During the four years Fletcher served in 10 Downing Street under Blair, Brown and Cameron, he saw diplomatic relations move from pen-and-paper, thr ...

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British Council insight interview with Tom Fletcher
  • calender icon November 11, 2016

  • user icon Alasdair Donaldson, British Council - November Edition

Tom Fletcher, better known as the ‘Naked Diplomat’, talks to Insight about ‘Citizen Diplomacy’, Soft Power, and how digital ...

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