Khazar Ibrahim, Azerbaijan’s new ambassador in Washington, talks about his country’s energy prospects, and its rivalry with neighboring Armenia.
On May 9, the European Union Delegation and Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis hosted the second annual Transatlantic Bridge Awards at the House of Sweden. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rob Portman and journalist Judy Woodruff received awards for their efforts in fostering ties between the US and Europe.
Honduran Ambassador Javier Efraín Bú Soto talks to the Washington Diplomat about rebuilding his country’s shattered reputation.
Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, Bocchit Edmond, has been fired in connection with a passport bribery scandal.
No one was more surprised than President Joe Biden when South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol stood up during a recent state dinner and began singing “American Pie.”
In the Phillips Collection’s latest exhibition, gold leather shoelaces burst out of a reimagined Statue of Liberty. The intoxicating scent of Stargazer lilies fills the next room. A dazzling display of seashells, bones and prosthetic glass eyes beckons visitors to stare in wonder.
The Washington Diplomat rolled out the red carpet for its fourth annual Media Bash on April 28—one of many events around the District leading up to the White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner on April 29.
Live dance performances, art exhibits, vendors and more will fill the streets of Embassy Row this May to celebrate DC’s International Cultural Awareness Month.
Denmark is mobilizing its 5.9 million inhabitants to come to Ukraine’s aid, while boosting its defense budget to 2% of GDP.
Embassies around the world have long promoted their country’s art, music and natural attractions through museums, concerts, festivals and tourism exhibitions.
But now, thanks to the “metaverse,” cultural diplomacy is no longer constrained to the physical world.
One year ago, Russia began its unprovoked war on Ukraine, using ground troops to overtake a country, and to kill, rape, displace and disappear Ukrainians at a level not seen in Europe since World War II.
ssia’s loss is Armenia’s gain as the small ex-Soviet republic benefits from an influx of Russian talent in the wake of the Ukraine war.
On Feb. 8, Kidsave— an international organization that advocates for older kids in the foster care system— partnered with the US-Ukraine Business Council and the Ukraine House in Washington DC to launch their new campaign, Flat Sasha. This is one of the organization’s many initiatives to mark one year since the Russian invasion.
The Cayman Islands, a wealthy British territory in the Caribbean, has opened a Washington office to protect its unique financial tax status.
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.
On Dec. 9, the Washington Diplomat welcomed back our annual holiday party after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.