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.
A major, must-see exhibition exploring an underappreciated but essential artist is on display for the next month at the Phillips Collection.
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.
More than a thousand people swarmed the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Oct. 13 to be rewarded with a culinary global journey, tasting food from around the world prepared by those who cook for Washington’s diplomatic corps.
America Abroad Media welcomed DC diplomats, policy leaders and members of the Hollywood creative community to the Kennedy Center on Nov. 17 to celebrate its 2022 outstanding media honorees.
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.