Buenos Aires Times


British Embassy honours Konex prize-winners

The British Embassy paid tribute Thursday to several prizewinners from the Konex 2018 Awards, which this year recognised 100 figures for their contributions to Argentine institutions, the community and companies.

Saturday 15 September, 2018
Ambassador Mark Kent hosted some of the honourees.
Ambassador Mark Kent hosted some of the honourees. Foto:Cedoc

More Argentina News

Ambassador Mark Kent hosted some of the honourees from the “Diplomats” category for a cocktail party at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Recoleta: namely Renato Carlos Sersale di Cerisano, the Argentine ambassador in London; Eduardo Mallea, the president of the Professional Association of the Foreign Service (APSEN); Rogelio Pfirter, Argentina’s ambassador to the Holy See; Ricardo Lagorio, Ambassador to the Russian Federation; and Pedro Villagra Delgado, Argentina’s Sherpa for the G20 presidency.

In a brief speech, the ambassador also praised several prize-winners with links to the Embassy and other British institutions, including Conicet – which this week welcomed a group of British scientists for a joint workshop on antimicrobial resistance – and the world-renowned Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, which played a key role in the identification process of deceased Argentine soldiers, who had been buried in unmarked graves in Darwin Cemetery on the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands.



Top Stories

  1. 1From landowners to leases: the changing face of Argentina’s countrysideFrom landowners to leases: the changing face of Argentina’s countryside
  2. 2Jan 14th-20th: What We Learned This Week
  3. 3Editorial: Up in the air
  4. 4Tables turn as Venezuelan migrants make new homes in Argentina
  5. 5Electioneering when times are hard but could get worse
  6. 6Two Israeli tourists disappear in Mendoza province
  7. 7Saskia Sassen: "Many of the spaces we believe to be public are privately owned"
  8. 8The Age of the Human Pseudo-Event
  9. 9Climate change is as serious as poverty and corruption in Argentina
  10. 10Uruguay suffered record number of murders in 2018