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UK ambassador inaugurates bright, bold mural trumpeting inclusivity

Commissioned by the British Embassy in D.C., and painted by Lisa Marie Thalhammer, the mural is part of the GREAT Love international campaign, which celebrates the world’s diverse and flourishing LGBTQ+ communities. The bright, bold art on the walls of D.C.’s Little Gay Pub is intended to make “everyone feel at home,” the U.K. Ambassador to Washington, Dame Karen Pierce, says.

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Bourbon diplomacy and good friends: EU’s Lambrinidis leaves DC

Stavros Lambrinidis, the outgoing EU Ambassador to the United States, has taken relations between the European Union and the United States from “not that loving” in 2019 to a high point in late 2023, through a mix of unparalleled leadership, lots of travel and some bourbon diplomacy.

His Excellency Ali Alifei Moustapha

The new Permanent Representative of Chad to the United Nations, Ali Alifei Moustapha, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António

Her Excellency Amal Mudallali

The new Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, Amal Mudallali, presented her credentials to UN SecretaryGeneral António Guterres

His Excellency Gaston Stronck

H.E. Gaston Stronck became ambassador of Luxembourg to the United States on Sept. 16, 2019. He has a longstanding diplomatic