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Follow our self-guided course about flag protocol

This module has been developed by our team of top-level protocol experts and is based upon years of practical hands-on experience with flag protocol. The goal of this module is to help you understand the basics of flag protocol. After following this session you will be able to determine the flag protocol for your organisation.

This course explains the basics of flag protocol by discussing the order of the poles and the order of the flags. We will also give you examples of flag protocol in different settings as well as other flag protocol related rules.

The course concludes with multiple exercises which allows you to test your knowlegde about flag protocol. The course also includes several downloads.

Personal flags and military flags are not discussed in this course.

Deze training in het Nederlands.

Flag protocol course fee:

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Follow one of our in-person training programmes in Brussels or The Hague

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