This past July 28 marked 100 years since the United States recognized the sovereignty of Latvia, a West Virginia-sized nation that only in 1991 regained its independence from the Kremlin.
Veteran diplomat Juan Gabriel Valdés, Chile’s ambassador to the US, warns of far-right extremism even though leftists now govern much of Latin America.
Roya Rahmani, 44, Afghanistan’s first female ambassador in Washington from 2018 to 2021, now fights for women’s rights around the world.
David Zalkaliani, Georgia’s new ambassador in Washington, offers “full solidarity” with Ukraine as both countries seek to evict their Russian occupiers.
Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s envoy in Washington, wins NUSACC’s coveted 2022 “Ambassador of the Year” award.
Each year, the American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD) honors one outstanding reporter and one commentator with its Arthur Ross Media Awards for Distinguished Reporting and Analysis on Foreign Affairs.
Former tennis champion Bojan Vujić of Bosnia & Herzegovina may be the only ambassador in Washington who openly criticizes his own foreign minister.
Hologic’s latest Global Women’s Health Index gives the highest marks to Taiwan, Latvia and Austria, while Afghanistan ranks last. Yet all countries have room for improvement.
If you are looking for an example of a contemporary global statesman, Gareth Evans of Australia is a compelling candidate. Evans served for more than two decades in Australia’s Parliament and held several important cabinet positions including a high consequential and widely heralded eight-year stint as foreign minister.
The Washington Diplomat speaks to Esme Jynet Chombo, Malawi’s ambassador to the US and a champion of women’s rights in Africa.
Hospice of the Chesapeake and Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase hosted a fashion show commemorate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, and raised $230,000 to support the organization’s local care centers, and for Brits-Hartbeespoort Hospice in South Africa.
Three experts at an Oct. 20 panel hosted by American University discuss the parallels between Nazi Germany and far-right extremism in the United States.
Long-impoverished Guyana could see its GDP double by 2027 as an offshore oil bonanza holds the potential to transform the country.
Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík speaks to the Washington Diplomat 30 years after the 1992 “Velvet Divorce” that created his country.