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Links to videos mostly edited from VIC Toastmasters meetings, showing the value of becoming a Toastmaster, or how I have used Toastmasters to give a message at the UN.


It was my day off.  Everybody else had last Wednesday, 15th August, the Feast of the Ascension of Mary off. I was working then. Continue reading

Why I nearly cried today

It is the second Tuesday in the month so there was a Toastmasters meeting at lunchtime. It is the first meeting after handing over the leadership to Sunil. Continue reading

Clubs Day at the VIC

The Vienna International Centre (VIC) is hosting “Clubs Day” Monday and Tuesday 20-21 March 2017 in the Rotunda of the United Nations building in Vienna, Austria. Continue reading

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DSC00372-crTwice a week on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, I am at a Toastmasters meeting during my lunchbreak at the Vienna International Centre (VIC). Toastmasters is a great way to improve your communication and leadership skills. Continue reading

True Parents United Nations

The Toastmasters meeting at the VIC (Vienna International Centre = United Nations Headquarters in Vienna) was a challenge and an opportunity. Continue reading

Farewell dear Antony

2016-02-02-VG-IMG_4311Toastmasters, he said. It’s all thanks to Toastmasters. I have a new job at the International Monetary Fund in Washing DC and it was Toastmasters that helped me gain confidence and know how to answer impromptu questions.

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Reciprocal Relationships at the UN


Toastmasters provides an opportunity to learn speaking and communication skills. At my first Toastmasters meeting in 2015 I took the opportunity to complete a project in the technical manual to share one of my strong convictions.

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Toastmasters Contest in Vienna

Just a quick post to say I came third in Table Topics impromptu speaking contest on Saturday. We drove straight to Vienna from Graz.IMG_5157-w IMG_5158-w IMG_5162-wIMG_5170-cr-rIMG_5172-crr


Toastmasters is a wonderful way to get to know people, to gain confidence, to train in public speaking and to have fun at the same time. On Saturday 1st May 2010, Toastmasters in Vienna hosted an international competition attended by members from the four Vienna clubs as well as Budapest, Hungary. Continue reading

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