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Change of her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to Portugal

Kirsty HayesMrs Kirsty Isobel Hayes has been appointed Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic in succession to Mrs Jill Gillard, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mrs Hayes will take up her appointment during August 2014.

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 4

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 4In coming issues we will publish a few chapters of this bilingual book, newly launched at the Confederação Empresarial de Portugal, presented by its President Antonio Saraiva, with foreword by the President of the Auditing Court of Portugal, Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins.
It was edited by Jack Soifer, with co-authors Francisco B. Weinholtz, John Wolf, Stefan de Vylder, Armindo Palma, Luis Silva, Henrique Neto and Viriato Soromenho-Marques.

Female diplomats no longer ‘a danger’

ambassadorKirstyThe arrival in Lisbon of a new woman ambassador representing the United Kingdom is another indication that the gender gap in diplomatic circles is narrowing, but equality is still some way off.

Throughout most of history, ‘manliness’ was deemed an essential ingredient in the conduct of international politics. The English diplomat and politician Sir Harold Nicholson (1986-1968) once said, “women are prone to qualities of zeal, sympathy and intuition which, unless kept under the firmest control, are dangerous qualities in international affairs.”

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 3

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 3In coming issues we will publish a few chapters of this bilingual book, newly launched at the Confederação Empresarial de Portugal, presented by its President Antonio Saraiva, with foreword by the President of the Auditing Court of Portugal, Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins.

It was edited by Jack Soifer, with co-authors Francisco B. Weinholtz, John Wolf, Stefan de Vylder, Armindo Palma, Luis Silva, Henrique Neto and Viriato Soromenho-Marques.

UK envoy upbeat about U.K.'s oldest allies

jillgallard2Jill Gallard, who has just completed her three-year tenure as the UK’s Ambassador to Lisbon, says that while  Portugal still faces formidable economic problems, in some ways the country is better off than when she first arrived.

Mrs Gallard gave us a cogent appraisal of the current state of affairs just before leaving for London to take up her new post at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office as Human Resources director.

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 2

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 2In coming issues we will publish a few chapters of this bilingual book, newly launched at the Confederação Empresarial de Portugal, presented by its President Antonio Saraiva, with foreword by the President of the Auditing Court of Portugal, Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins.

It was edited by Jack Soifer, with co-authors Francisco B. Weinholtz, John Wolf, Stefan de Vylder, Armindo Palma, Luis Silva, Henrique Neto and Viriato Soromenho-Marques.

Overseas elector public awareness campaign evaluation

Overseas elector public awareness campaign evaluationThis report, which was issued yesterday by the Electoral Commission highlights the main points of the campaign, which will be used when the Commission launch their campaign for next year´s General Election.

CLICK HERE to read the report.

W: www.votes-for-expat-brits.com | www.votes-for-expat-brits-blog.com

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 1

Economic Democracy? In the EU? - Part 1In coming issues we will publish a few chapters of this bilingual book, newly launched at the Federação Empresarial de Portugal, presented by its President Antonio Saraiva, with foreword by the President of the Auditing Court of Portugal, Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins.
It was edited by our author Jack Soifer, supported by co-authors Francisco B.Weinholtz, John Wolf, Stefan de Vylder, Luis Silva, Armindo Palma, Henrique Neto and Viriato Soromenho-Marques.