26-27 October 2009
UNITAR’s Multilateral Diplomacy Programme has opened today a workshop on Protocol for diplomats based in Geneva. This two-day event provides an overview of Geneva’s multilateral mandate, an understanding of the three layers of protocol that are relevant to the daily work of diplomats accredited to the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), a briefing on the procedures for welcoming Heads of States and other high ranking personalities at the airport of Geneva as well as a concrete understanding of UNOG’s Guidelines on Diplomatic Courtesy in Geneva.
The briefing is delivered by Ambassador Jean-Marc Boulgaris, Former Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
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