UŽ Republikas Ārlietu ministrs Tomas ČEPAITIS
Foreign Minister is a Member of the European Culture Parliament, so he, Ministry and the Ambassadors are also following the aims of the ECP, namely:
The belief of the “European Cultural Parliament” is that the European idea is based on a balance between respect for the diversity of cultures in Europe and cross-cultural tolerance and understanding.
The purpose of the “European Cultural Parliament” is to strengthen the role of cultural and artistic ideas in the debate on the future of Europe. The Parliament will stand for common values, cultural identity and diversity as well as tolerance and will promote bridge building with other cultures.
The sign of the Uzhupis Foreign Affairs Ministry is a Pelican, symbol of Giving, Caring, Sharing.
Credentials, Favors and Duties of the Uzhupis Ambassadors and Consuls
Uzhupis Ambassadors and Consuls have to pass a colorful procedure of inauguration, with accreditation to the President of Uzhupis. If it is possible, Ambassadors than are accrediting at the Court of the King or the President of the country of their destination. They also join a FB group of Diplomatic corpus Užupis Republic Ambassadors, and have to fill the page of the Embassy on this webiste. Here is an example of Ambassador’s Credentials:
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The primary Duties of ambassadors are, of course, to represent Uzhupis Republic in their country, spread our Constitution, write articles, make ties for artistic exhibitions and events, visits of Uzhupis people to their country, and their citizens to Uzhupis. The big Task is to prepare opening of the Uzhupis Constitution board in their language on Paupio street and the same board in one of the Old Towns of their country.
Ambassadors get a right to lecture and study in Uzhupis University (it’s a life-long study) , and to share their worldview and lifestyle with us.
The Favors usually are an attention of mass-media (some Ambassadors get up to 10 articles and TV screenings on their Inauguration in their local press), also, if they pursue a good diplomacy – a place at the Court of their King. An example of good diplomacy is the Embassy in Saronno.
Consuls are suggested by Ambassadors, and play the minor or honorable role. Among them can be the Rest in Peace Honourable Consuls (f.e. Oscar Milosz, poet and diplomat) was appointed the one for Belgium. Consul’s document looks like this:
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The Highest diplomatic Award – ordain of the Silver Garlic Bullet
of the dance of the crazy street-sweeper