What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

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ISBN-13: 9781442226357
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/22/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sir Brian Barder, KCMG, had a distinguished career in the British Diplomatic Service, serving as ambassador to Ethiopia, the Republic of Bénin, and Poland, and as high commissioner to Nigeria and Australia. A former founding member with judicial status of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission, he has a popular blog (http://www.barder.com/ephems). He is an honorary visiting fellow at the University of Leicester Department of Politics and International Relations.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sir Ivor Roberts
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Candidate for a Diplomatic Career
Chapter 3: Arrival at a New Post
Chapter 4: Life in the Embassy
Chapter 5: Life Overseas
Chapter 6: Multilateral Diplomacy
Chapter 7: Diplomacy in a Hostile Country
Chapter 8: Dealing with Foreigners
Chapter 9: Dealing with the Foreign Ministry from Abroad
Chapter 10: Entertaining and Being Entertained
Chapter 11: Serving in the FCO at Home
Chapter 12: A Dog's Life for the Spouse and the Kids?
Chapter 13: Consular and Commercial Activities
Chapter 14: Looking Back: Reflections on the Diplomatic Career

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