Freelance diplomacy

Diplomatic rank Appeasement Military attaché

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.

References

  1. ^ www.somalilandtimes.net http://www.somalilandtimes.net/sl/2009/393/35.shtml. Retrieved 2018-12-28. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.curierulnational.ro/In%20brief/2010-01-15/Freelance+Diplomat%2C+Colin+Evans%2C+big+success+with+European+investors. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ http://www.curierulnational.ro/In%20brief/2010-01-11/Top+%22Diplomat+for+Hire%22+to+visit+Bucharest. Missing or empty |title= (help)