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1st December 2016 Tripoli, Libya

Peter Millett

by Peter Millett

Ambassador to Libya, Tripoli

Presenting Credentials

Last weekend I had the enormous honour of presenting my credentials to Prime Minister Fayez Serraj in Tripoli.  Four other European Ambassadors presented their credentials at the same time. What does this mean?  And why is it important?  Ambassadors are formally appointed by their Head of State and are given letters of appointment. These letters […]

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25th November 2014 Tunis, Tunisia

Hamish Cowell

by Hamish Cowell

Ambassador to Tunisia

Tunisia: protect survivors of sexual violence – by Naomi McAuliffe, Campaign Manager for Amnesty UK

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women we asked Naomi McAuliffe from Amnesty International UK to write a guest blog for us. We are delighted that she has agreed to do so. Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and comes at a crucial time […]

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3rd November 2014 Tunis, Tunisia

Hamish Cowell

by Hamish Cowell

Ambassador to Tunisia

What it feels like being part of a historic event: Tunisia’s parliamentary elections 2014

By: Emma Kouki On 26th October, Tunisians went to the polls in their first democratic legislative elections. Tunisia’s path to democracy has been a long, arduous process. After the Revolution in 2011, Tunisia has taken the right steps in securing a democratic political sphere; where one has the choice of choosing the party that speaks […]

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25th November 2013 Tunis, Tunisia

Hamish Cowell

by Hamish Cowell

Ambassador to Tunisia

Focusing on developing future ties between UK and Tunisia

Below is a transcript of my first video blog. You can view my video by visiting our Facebook page. Assalamu Alaikom! I am pleased to be here in green Tunisia. It is such a privilege to be here in such an important time of Tunisia’s history. Britain and Tunisia share a long history. On the wall […]

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