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World Humanitarian Day

Feature image for:  World Humanitarian DayAs I write, I am representing the #UK in an open session of the Africa Union’s #(AU) Peace and Security Council #PSC in Addis Ababa to commemorate World Humanitarian Day #WHD2014 – a date which marks, of course, the horrific bombing of #UN Headquarters in Baghdad in 2003. It seems today that the humanitarian system is being stretched … Read more »World Humanitarian Day

Blogger: Greg Dorey

Crash Course in Road Safety

Feature image for:  Crash Course in Road SafetyForgive the pun but I learnt quite a lot about  the efforts to reduce the number and severity of road accidents recently. Senior Advisor to Road Safety Support, Adam Briggs, visited Jamaica from the UK and was pleased by the willingness and efforts by Jamaica to reduce road accidents and fatalities. During his visit, he met with the National Road … Read more »Crash Course in Road Safety

Blogger: UK in Jamaica

Historic exchange of Polish and British tanks in Bydgoszcz

Feature image for:  Historic exchange of Polish and British tanks in BydgoszczGuest blog by Sarah Tiffin, Chargé d’Affaires a.i.   In tough times, friends look out for each other.  This has been a constant in the relationship between Poland and the UK.  The brave Polish airmen who fought in the Battle of Britain have passed into legend, as have the heroic actions of the Polish troops alongside British forces at … Read more »Historic exchange of Polish and British tanks in Bydgoszcz

Blogger: Robin Barnett

Adventures on Sziget – Day 3 (and 4 and 5)

Feature image for:  Adventures on Sziget – Day 3 (and 4 and 5)Guest blog by Ben Luckock, Head of Policy Team at the British Embassy in Budapest.   Having read Theresa’s account of her two days at Sziget (Day1 and Day2), it was with great enthusiasm that I headed down to the Island of Freedom on Friday afternoon. Much of the mud had dried up and the organisers were using a bulldozer to level out the main … Read more »Adventures on Sziget – Day 3 (and 4 and 5)

Blogger: Jonathan Knott