The ISPD Group received the shocking sad notice that Timme Dossing, Senior Managing Director at Teneo cabinet DN, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. Timme Dossing was our expert, long time supporter and true personal friend. He advised the group since the foundation and his experience and outstanding business expertise were highly appreciated by the entire
The Side Effect of Royal Weddings for (real) Protocol Professionals A personal comment by Thomas Sladko A post on ISPD’s social media channels recently attracted a lot of attention when the ISPD mentioned, on the very day after the recent British royal wedding, that it would not comment on such a ceremony. The ISPD posted
José Paulo Lucena Protocol Expert “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as the pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. “ Winston Churchill Protocol, Communication and Security the three pillars of a good ceremony or event. We would like
Are cross cultural and cultural awareness an enabler or a showstopper for protocol? by José Paulo Lucena Protocol Expert 1. Introduction With this article, we would like to have the question: Are cross-cultural and cultural awareness an enabler or a showstopper for protocol? answered. It is our assumption that there are several approaches for this
Ethic in Protocol – Part II “Protocol is about the others not about ourselves”, like Ines Pires stated various times. As I had the honour of being quoted in the first part of this essay I would like to join the discussion and continue elaborating these thoughts about the ethics in protocol, a profession I
The entire ISPD Protocol & Diplomacy Team is feeling very proud to be honoured with the Medal of the State Council of the Sultanate of Oman! The Medal of the State Council is handed over to honour foreign citizens of excellence towards the Sultanate of Oman. H.E. Najeem Sulaiman Najeem AL ABRI, Ambassador of the
Ethics in Protocol by Ines Pires, December 2017 Protocol is driven by standards and decisions, often hundreds or more per day. Some of those decisions are small and barely noticed while others are prominent and make the difference among the people we serve. Some require deep thought because they involve people, VIPs, brands and resources.
Making 100.000 people happy is a quite a challenge! The secrets of successful event management ISPD+ Interview with the CEO of Frei-Stil, Thomas Knes The ISPD+, Innovation in Diplomacy Network, recently welcomed Mr. Thomas Knes, the young, dynamic, sportive and highly sympathetic Founder and CEO of the Austrian “Frei-Stil” Event Agency at The ISPD+ Premisses
We are very proud to contribute to this amazing exhibition and to add our wonderful experiences we had in the Year 2014/2015 in the Sultanate of Oman.
Journalist Ryan Heath, Politico’s Senior EU Correspondent and author of the influential Brussels Playbook, will be one of the judges for our inaugural prize: the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Brussels Rising Star in Foreign Policy Award 2017. To be announced at our annual Gala on 24 November, which will feature a keynote speech from