Introduction. Origins and Meanings of Diplomatic Protocol. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Modern Diplomacy. Mission Culture. The Protocol Officer. Basic Etiquette. Soft Power. VIP Visits. International Protocol. Defence Protocol. Business Protocol. Internet Diplomacy. Media Communications and Crisis Management. Epilogue
Rosalie Rivett is Chief Executive Officer of the Women in Diplomatic Service Association and a diplomatic consultant and academic with a comprehensive knowledge of politics and international affairs. She taught at The Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance, Loughborough University, London, and was visiting lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of London, University of Westminster. She is a private academic tutor to multinational candidates including senior members of royal families, top military and government officials, politicians and diplomats. She has extensive experience in the voluntary sector with international charities and organisations focussing on conflict prevention and conflict resolution.
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