Relevance in question: The Olympic Games

by Jochen Ressel As a sports Epeé fencer, a number of years ago, I decided to dive deeper into this fascinating sport than just having training multiple times per week – covering tactics, concentration, fencing technique, speed, muscularity and elasticity, whilst participating in numerous competitions over the season. I wanted to understand fencing ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-08-10T18:01:08+02:0010.08.2021|ABS Blog|0 Kommentare

Diplomatic Lessons: Embrace Responsibility

by H.E. Ambassador Leigh Turner This blog article is republished without any modification from https://blogs.fcdo.gov.uk/leighturner/2021/06/22/diplomatic-lessons-8-2006-8-embrace-responsibility/  by courtesy of the author. When I started work as head of the Overseas Territories Department of the FCO (as it then was) in July 2006, I inherited from my predecessor three steel cabinets stuffed full of files.  They covered all ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-06-28T13:13:38+02:0029.06.2021|ABS Blog|0 Kommentare

Nelson Mandela’s first public appearance

… and why he was forced to delay it Ambassadorial Experiences | Part 2 By Alexander Christiani Nelson Mandela, after 27 years of incarceration by the Apartheid regime, was finally set free in Capetown on a sunny and hot Sunday on February 11, 1990. I, at that time, had the good fortune to ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-06-21T13:52:55+02:0022.06.2021|ABS Blog|1 Kommentar

Austria suddenly politically isolated

One of several remarkable personal experiences of the former Austrian Ambassador in the Netherlands Ambassadorial Experiences | Part 1 Dr Alexander Christiani When on 4 February 2000 the Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel decided to form a government with the Haider-FPÖ, hell broke loose in Europe. A number of European member states imposed “sanctions” ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-06-04T16:32:24+02:0007.06.2021|ABS Blog|2 Kommentare

Culture

How live experience & digitalisation work together by Joanna Godwin-Seidl The National Theatre in Britain was the first theatre to broadcast digital versions of their shows, as far back as 2009, the programme they initiated was called “NT Live”, closely followed by Metropolitan Opera of New York. This new form of show viewing ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-05-26T10:15:57+02:0026.05.2021|ABS Blog|0 Kommentare

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