jeudi 18 septembre 2014
BOARD of EUROPEAN CONSUL'S UNION (F.U.E.C.H)
MEETS IN VALLETTA, MALTA
The Board of "Fédération de l'Union Européenne des Consuls Honoraires "(FUECH) met in the Knight's Hall at Hotel Phoenicia in Valletta, Malta.
On 16 to 18 of May 2014, President Hon. Consul General Dr. W. Breitenthaler welcomed the F.U.E.C.H Board-members including. Hon. Président Hon. Consul General Ann-Katrin Bauknecht, who travelled from Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria and France to attend this meeting.
The Board officially welcomed the Consulat Corps of Malaga, Valencia and the Consulat Corps of Italy (F.E.N.C.O) as new members of F.U.E.C.H.
The a.o welcomed a new Board-Member and agreed on a new, updated Constitution for F.U.E.C.H. a special thank you and gesture of appreciation was made for the Dean of the Consular Corps of Malta Hon. Consul Godwin E. Bencini, who arranged, in cooperation with the F.U.E.C.H-Secretariat an excellent side-programm for the Consuls present in Malta.
Gauche : le Consul du Burkina Faso de Nice
membre observateur à la F.U.E.C.H
Following the Board-Meeting, the Board-members were invited by the President of Malta H.E Ms. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, for an official meeting at the Grand Master's Palace in Valletta, the official seat of the President, in order to inform H.E about the aims of F.U.E.C.H resp. to be informed concerning the future agenda of the President in the future of Malta.
The same day, the F.U.E.C.H Board attended an official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Malta H.E Dr. George Vella, who welcomed F.U.E.C.H in Malta and expressed his appreciation for the work and ambitions of F.U.E.C.H, he also pointed out of the importance of Honorary Consuls for Malta abroad and those accredited to Malta.
The next day the Board had been invited for lunch at the pivate Residence of HE. Ms. Marie-Louise Coleira Preca, President of Malta, at San Anton Palace.
The Board-Meeting of F.U.E.C.H in Malta, together with the official recognition availed to F.U.E.C.H in Malta, made this meeting an important success for the future work of F.U.E.C.H to improve the status and working conditions of Honorary Consuls in Europe.
Dr. Wolfgang Breitenthaler
Hon. Consul General of Sierra Leone
President of the "Federation of Unions of Honorary Consuls in Europe"
"European Diplomacy and Economics"
1 ISSUE 2014