For diplomats, experts, and representatives of civil society, as well as business people, attending international meetings, negotiations, and discussions, and reporting back to their governments, organisations, or companies, is an important and time-consuming part of their work.
This workshop aims to increase the quality and efficiency of such reporting, focusing on the critical skills required for both traditional and internet-based reporting. It includes guidance and exercises on:
- art of conscious listening
- use of language
- structure and style of written reports
- preparing concise summaries
It also provides an introduction to using new media for public reporting, including mastering the art of blogging/Twiplo-reporting.
Recommended for: practicing diplomats, civil servants, government staff, international and NGOs staff, translators, and journalists.
Mrs Liz Galvez was a senior diplomat with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office until 2006. During her 33-year career, she served in a wide range of diplomatic positions in London and several overseas postings. She was seconded for two years as a senior policy adviser to the Romanian Foreign Minister and she continues to provide advice to the Romanian Foreign Ministry on human resources development and diplomatic training.
Ms Mary Murphy is a Budapest-based public speaking coach, specialising in communications training for non-native-English speakers.