DESPATCHES

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
Jan / Feb 2021

Parting thoughts

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
Nov / Dec 2020

Ministerial visits resume, progress on climate change

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
Sept / Oct 2020

An historic few weeks

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
July / Aug 2020

Gradually getting back to a “new normal”

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
May / June 2020

Covid-19: new tasks, new ways of working

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
Mar / Apr 2020

A global crisis and a green spring

DESPATCHES February 2020

Foreign Secretary in Tokyo

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
January 2020

Happy New Year!
It’s going to be a busy one …

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
Nov / Dec 2019

A royal autumn

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
October 2019

Rugby fever!

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
September 2019

Getting ready for a busy autumn

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
August 2019

Japan in the UK

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
July 2019

Osaka’s weekend as the centre of the world

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
June 2019

G20 comes to town

As does Shakespeare and Scottish jazz
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
May 2019

Dawn of Reiwa

Welcoming a new imperial era
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
April 2019

Cherry blossoms and Vice Chancellors

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
March 2019

Warm welcome

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
February 2019

Prime Ministers May and Abe meet in London

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
January 2019

2019: Busy year ahead

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
December 2018

Industry and innovation … and Christmas best wishes

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
November 2018

Autumn: Season of mists and mellow persimmon

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
October 2018

Ministers turning up … like London buses

Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
September 2018

Japanese investment

And cultural and sporting links around the UK
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
August 2018

Floods, Fox, football

So far a summer of wild weather, VIP visits, and near misses
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
July 2018

A Tokyo summer

Garden parties, visits and visitors
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
June 2018

Talking Japan in London

Talking Japan in London
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan
May 2018

From trade talks

To wedding bells
Paul Madden CMG British ambassador to Japan

Busy week in April

And much more in store