Posts tagged Latin America
The Dual Mexican Year of Unity

As he starts an exciting new role in the United States, Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering earned the Grassroot Diplomat Honouree award in 2016 for his work on the Dual Year of Mexico.

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Mexican Ambassador HE Diego Gomez Pickering Nominated for Dual Year of Mexico

Ambassador of Mexico HE Diego Gomez Pickering is nominated for his pioneering work of carrying out activities throughout The Dual Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom in 2015. The ultimate goal for the Mexican embassy is to get a better understanding of the country at grassroots level, and the Dual Year of Mexico was part of this process.

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Ambassador of Peru HE Julio Munoz Deacon Nominated for Invest in Peru

Ambassador of Peru HE Julio Muñoz Deacon has proven to be an excellent facilitator for businesses looking to do work in Peru in times of rapid growth. The United Kingdom is the second investor in Peru’s mining export with great levels of produce sales including asparagus, mangoes and limes to the British market. 

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Ambassador of Mexico HE Diego Gómez Pickering Shortlisted

Ambassador of Mexico His Excellency Mr Diego Gómez Pickering is a strong advocate in wanting to be the bridge and linking Latin American to the rest of the world. He has an aptitude to look at what is happening beyond the borders and dialogue with institutions that are able to collaborate for one cause particularly on areas where the same issues are affecting people globally.

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National Geographic Photo Exhibition on Ecuador’s Yasuni Initiative

At the opening reception of the photo exhibition, Ambassador Ana Alban Moran of Ecuador introduces “The Eye of the Amazon”, which promotes the Yasuni's Amazonian forest - a 982,000 hectare National Park characterised by extreme biodiversity. 

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Improving Ecuador: A Talk by Secretary of State, Dr Fander Falconi

The Ecuadorian Secretary of State  Dr Fander Falconi discusses the new direction that Ecuador is embarking on and how this new change relates to their relations with their Latin American neighbours. 

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Honduran Ambassador HE Ivan Romero-Martinez Nominated for Grassroot Diplomat Award

Ambassador Ivan Romero-Martinez of the Embassy of Honduras has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award under the Social Driver category for actively supporting several NGOs working for the welfare for Honduran street children.

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Colombian Ambassador HE Mauricio Rodriguez Munera Award Nomination for Drug Tackling Policy

Ambassador Mauricio Rodríguez Múnera of the Embassy of Colombia has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award for being a vocal participant on tackling the war on drugs on the international scene.

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Diplomacy in Chile: Implementing Public Diplomacy

Diplomacy in Chile is perceived by the public as an eldery dignified gentleman who is engaged in dark  backroom negotiations with others like him. Diplomacy is much more than negotiations and has certainly moved away from this stereotype, but very little is known about the conduct of diplomacy to ordinary citizens in Latin America.

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