Freelance diplomacy

Freelance diplomacy

Freelance diplomacy is a form of self-financing diplomatic representation used by countries who as a general rule, could not afford to hire expert diplomatic consultants full-time.[1]

A "freelance diplomat" is hired for a specific task or may sometimes be contracted on a permanent basis to run a delegation, mission or embassy. They may also used to promote investment into the country they work for. [2] It is understood to be a performance-based relationship, where the diplomat is paid on results only. [3]

Prominent freelance diplomats include.

External links

  • Top "Diplomat for Hire" to visit Bucharest
  • Freelance Diplomats Lend A Hand To Would-Be States
  • Trade Commissioner Colin Evans outlines crucial diplomatic strategies
  • Diplomat Colin Evans Big Success with European Investors