Basseterre, Saint Kitts (21 st February, 2023) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in
collaboration with Europrotocol hosted a Three-Day Certification Training on
Diplomatic Protocol related to Diplomatic Events, Official and State Visits, Public
Relations and Media Communication as well as Dignitary Protection over the period
16 th , 17 th , and 20 th February, 2023 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort.
Established in 2001, Europrotocol is a London and Brussels based company that
specializes in the training of international business & diplomatic protocol, professional
and social etiquette, and cross-cultural communication towards a global network of
public and private sectors.
The sessions were conducted by Ms. D. Barbara Vidanovich, LLB, MDip (Diplomacy),
former career Diplomat and a world-renowned authority on diplomatic protocol and
diplomatic communication skills expert.
Members of several Government-affiliated institutions of Saint Kitts and Nevis took full
advantage of these training sessions, participating in a wide range of discussions
relating to diplomatic protocol, bilateral and multilateral meetings, events management,
professional and social etiquette, and public relations.
By this virtue, it is expected that this training would have a positive impact on the
diplomatic skills of its participants and their respective institutions.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to organize a follow-up training to impart the
gained knowledge of this programme among other officers of various Government
entities in the near future.