Tag: #MagnaCarta800

15th September 2015

Greg Dorey

by Greg Dorey

Diplomat

International Day of Democracy: Space for Civil Society

“Democracy” can be defined as a universal value based on the freely-expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems and their full participation in all aspects of their lives. For countries to build successful and stable democracies, the existence of a strong and freely operating civil society is crucial. […]

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19th June 2015 Sofia, Bulgaria

Emma Hopkins

by Emma Hopkins

British Ambassador to Bulgaria

No One Is Above the Law

UK embassies around the world along with my Foreign Minister this week commemorate the 800 year anniversary since the sealing of Magna Carta in a tented encampment on the banks of the River Thames in 1215. Magna Carta has become a strong British brand – over the centuries it has come to stand for much […]

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