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Diplomatic Spotlight: June 30, 2022

Embassy of Italy celebrates National Day in Washington The Italian Embassy welcomed more than 300 people to its June 2 national day celebration — Festa della Repubblica — marking the

An architect of modern Europe gets a seat in Rock Creek Park

From selling cognac to shaping a continent, Jean Monnet, known as one of the founding fathers of the European Union, spent a lifetime laying the groundwork for the post-World War II transatlantic alliance. Now, he’s getting a prime perch in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park.

Taiwan seeks US protection from China as Russians pound Ukraine

Ever since Russia began bombing Ukraine four months ago, the 23 million inhabitants of Taiwan have been eyeing the war nervously, worried that Beijing might want to launch its own invasion. Read what Bi-khim Hsiao, Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States, has to say about this growing threat.

Embassy Directory 2022

We will release a subscription based digital edition by late July. This edition will be updated quarterly with biographies of new ambassadors.

Op-ed: Top priorities for the 9th Summit of the Americas

Earlier this year, Panama welcomed high-level representatives from twenty countries to develop a joint road map to deal with  the irregular migration crisis – perhaps the most visible challenge facing the Americas today, and the best example of how our fates as a region are interconnected.