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Minister and Consul General Rosario P. Lemque (seated, center, in black shirt), with the officers and statff members of the Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), during the Team Building Activity on 12 to 13 August 2017

 

The Philippine Embassy in Athens held a Team Building Activity in Vouliagmeni, Greece on 12 to 13 August 2017.

The Team Building Activity was initiated by Minister and Consul General Rosario P. Lemque, ChargĂ© d’Affaires, a.i., of the Philippine Embassy, and who started the activity with lectures on 1) The Art and Science of Communication/Active Listening; and 2) Dialogue Process.  The lectures were conducted to highlight the importance of these subjects for the effective operations of an office like the Philippine Embassy.

After the lecture portion of the Team Building Activity, the twenty-one (21) participants, composed of officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Athens and the Philippine Overseas Labor office (POLO) in Greece, were divided into three (3) groups or teams, namely: the White Team, the Blue Team, and the Grey Team.  The 3 groups participated in exercises and games conducted to promote the importance of teamwork, communication, camaraderie and good relations between the officers and staff members of the Philippine Embassy and POLO Greece.

 

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Minister and Consul General Lemque (standing, in black shirt), conducts her lecture on The Art and Science of Communication/Active Listening, and Dialogue Process

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Team Building participants listens to the lecture on The Art and Science of Communication/Active Listening, and Dialogue Process

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Team White Group Cheer

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Team Blue Group Cheer

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Team Grey Group Cheer

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Team Building participants exchange signatures during the Human Bingo activity

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Team Grey builds a Pyramid

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Team Blue creates a Perfect Square

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Team White trying to complete a Jigsaw Puzzle

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Team Building participants in a group picture before returning to Athens