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The Washington Diplomat

1921 Florida Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (301) 933-3552
Fax: (301) 949-0065

The Washington Diplomat is an independent monthly newspaper with a readership of more than 120,000 that for more than 20 years has served as the flagship publication of the diplomatic community in Washington. It is distributed to all foreign embassies in the nation’s capital, the United Nations in New York, the World Bank, IMF, IDB, Capitol Hill, White House, Pentagon, Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies and more than 600 locations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland and New York.

With a richly diverse, insightful and expertise-laden editorial staff, The Washington Diplomat is a prestigious “must-read” professional journal covering international affairs from a diplomatic perspective. Each issue highlights various nations with in-depth ambassador profiles and interviews with other top-level officials. In addition, The Diplomat offers timely analyses focusing on international relations, politics, trade and investment, multilateral institutions, humanitarian initiatives, economic issues and diplomatic matters. Other regular features include monthly “People of World Influence” and medical columns.

The Washington Diplomat also features in-depth industry-centered sections throughout the year, including education, hotels and travel, luxury living, medical, automotive and defense.

The Washington Diplomat popular Culture Section highlights various international events, with reviews on museum exhibits, art, theater, opera, galas and a wide range of other cultural offerings, as well as monthly dining and film reviews — including the largest directory of foreign films and internationally geared cultural events in the city.

The Washington Diplomat’s Spotlight section highlights social functions in the area, including balls, galas, fundraisers, national day receptions and other events. Other features include regular updates on embassy appointments and world holidays.

The bimonthly Diplomatic Pouch, produced by The Washington Diplomat, features exclusive editorial content and photography not included in the newspaper that is sent to more than 12,000 voluntary subscribers. The Pouch is a convenient news source that provides timely coverage of international news and events in the nation’s capital with two regular features: News, which details the latest developments in world affairs, as well as Lifestyle, which highlights Washington’s social life.

The Washington Diplomat also provides a wealth of internationally related resources on its website, including detailed country pages and ambassador bios, extensive listings of area think tanks, universities and other institutions, as well as links to vital government and nongovernmental agencies. The company regularly partners with an array of area initiatives, such as Passport DC and the Ambassador’s Ball, and hosts events such as the annual Embassy Golf Tournament.