News

Rt Hon Desmond Swayne MP

"Long term economic development is the aim of my department".  Summary points below

Romanian Embassy

A Roundatable meeting was held with the Ambassador, HE Mihnea Ioan Motoc,on bilateral relations, NATO stance and the economy.

Turkish Ambassador

Excellent and wide-ranging constructive talk from the Ambassador of Turkey"Turkey is like a continent"   Report and highlights below

Mexican Ambassador's residence Panel of Speakers

The Mexican Embassy team showcased a number of key areas of interest to members at our meeting this week including: a summary from the Consul General, multilateral affairs, trade and investment, tourism, cultural affairs, political affairs and human rights.

Slovak Republic event

HE Lubomir Rehak delivered an excellent talk and presentation with a historical perspective at the Embassy.  We heard about cornerstones of foreign affairs policy with EU removal of barriers and NATO membership.  Fuller report to follow.

House of Lords Party

Report for the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council The Annual Summer Diplomatic party was organised by the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council and took place in the Attlee room of the House of Lords on 20th July. It was a pivotal moment in the history of the CFCC, with the promise of a new dawn of political activism just around the corner. As a primarily social club before now, the decision to become more involved in the political sphere was a controversial one, but one that was readily accepted by those present, and indeed the membership as a whole. 

Diplomatic Party

Marvellous Diplomatic Garden Party kindly hosted by our members the Tolands with excellent diplomatic corps represented. 

Estonia Ambassador

HE Mr Lauri Bambus, Ambassador of Estonia, gave an excellent talk about progress in Estonia and in particular on E-Commerce and E-Residency.

Israel Embassy

Mr. Eitan Na'eh, Israel's Deputy Ambassador to the United Kingdom, gave a speech on "The Road to Peace 1993-2014  what went wrong" and also answered questions on trade, civil defence, oil fields, immigration among many other issues.