Envoy’s Album

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To mark Mexico's national day, Ambassador Francisco J. Barrio and his wife, Hortensia, hosted a reception at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The Barrios are shown with 12-year-old Yamin Naemi, who sang the Mexican national anthem, and Madison Pimentel, 11, who sang O Canada. (Photo: Jennifer Campbell)

To mark Mexico's national day, Ambassador Francisco J. Barrio and his wife, Hortensia, hosted a reception at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The Barrios are shown with 12-year-old Yamin Naemi, who sang the Mexican national anthem, and Madison Pimentel, 11, who sang O Canada. (Photo: Jennifer Campbell)

Turkish Ambassador Rafet Akgünay and his wife, Zeynep, attended an exhibition entitled “Poppies” at the Canadian War Museum. From left, The Akgünays, Turkish painter Hikmet Çetinkaya and his wife, Oytun Çetinkaya.

Turkish Ambassador Rafet Akgünay and his wife, Zeynep, attended an exhibition entitled “Poppies” at the Canadian War Museum. From left, The Akgünays, Turkish painter Hikmet Çetinkaya and his wife, Oytun Çetinkaya.

To mark Chile’s national day, Ambassador Roberto Ibarra hosted a reception at his residence, featuring performers from Group Arco Iris. (Photo: Jennifer Campbell)

To mark Chile’s national day, Ambassador Roberto Ibarra hosted a reception at his residence, featuring performers from Group Arco Iris. (Photo: Jennifer Campbell)

House of Commons Speaker Peter Milliken received a bulava, a Ukrainian symbol of political power, from Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Ostash, who presented it on behalf of the Ukrainian-Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa.

House of Commons Speaker Peter Milliken received a bulava, a Ukrainian symbol of political power, from Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Ostash, who presented it on behalf of the Ukrainian-Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa.

Israeli Ambassador Miriam Ziv attended an event put on in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Ottawa to kick off Holocaust Education Week in November. She’s shown with MP Irwin Cotler. (Photo: Peter Waiser)

Israeli Ambassador Miriam Ziv attended an event put on in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Ottawa to kick off Holocaust Education Week in November. She’s shown with MP Irwin Cotler. (Photo: Peter Waiser)

Guatemalan Ambassador Georges de la Roche attended the annual fall fundraiser of the Guatemala Stove Project. The event raises funds to build improved cooking stoves and help the indigenous Maya in the western highlands. From left: Artist Juan Manuel Vasquez, volunteers Tom Clarke, Rita Redner, Liz Ballantyne-Jackson, hosts Anne-Marie Robinson and Otto Navas. (Photo: Pierre Fortier)

Guatemalan Ambassador Georges de la Roche attended the annual fall fundraiser of the Guatemala Stove Project. The event raises funds to build improved cooking stoves and help the indigenous Maya in the western highlands. From left: Artist Juan Manuel Vasquez, volunteers Tom Clarke, Rita Redner, Liz Ballantyne-Jackson, hosts Anne-Marie Robinson and Otto Navas. (Photo: Pierre Fortier)

American Ambassador David Jacobson and his wife, Julie, attended the NAC Gala this fall. (Photo: Dyanne Wilson)

American Ambassador David Jacobson and his wife, Julie, attended the NAC Gala this fall. (Photo: Dyanne Wilson)

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet visited Canada in November and presented Defence Minister Peter MacKay with traditional Estonian mittens after their meeting. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet visited Canada in November and presented Defence Minister Peter MacKay with traditional Estonian mittens after their meeting. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

German Ambassador Georg Witschel and his wife, Sabine, hosted a reception to mark 20 years of German unity. From left, Michael von Herff, senior vice-president of Fleishman-Hillard International Communications, and Mr. Witschel.

German Ambassador Georg Witschel and his wife, Sabine, hosted a reception to mark 20 years of German unity. From left, Michael von Herff, senior vice-president of Fleishman-Hillard International Communications, and Mr. Witschel.

 To mark the national day of Afghanistan, the embassy and the Aga Khan Foundation Centre jointly hosted a reception. Here, Carleton student Humaira Suliman wears Afghan national dress. (Photos: Jennifer Campbell)

To mark the national day of Afghanistan, the embassy and the Aga Khan Foundation Centre jointly hosted a reception. Here, Carleton student Humaira Suliman wears Afghan national dress. (Photos: Jennifer Campbell)Romanian Ambassador Elena Stefoi hosted a national day reception Dec. 1 at her embassy. She’s shown here with former Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Netherlands Ambassador Wim Geerts attended a conference entitled "The Future of Remembrance" at the Canadian War Museum. He’s shown here with student participants.

Netherlands Ambassador Wim Geerts attended a conference entitled "The Future of Remembrance" at the Canadian War Museum. He’s shown here with student participants.

Gov. Gen. David Johnston and his wife, Sharon, went to the National War Memorial as part of his installation ceremony. (Photos: Frank Scheme)

Gov. Gen. David Johnston and his wife, Sharon, went to the National War Memorial as part of his installation ceremony. (Photos: Frank Scheme)

Norwegian Ambassador Else Berit Eikeland hosted a meeting with Canadian parliamentarians and Magnor Nerheim, director general of the Norwegian ministry of fisheries and coastal affairs. She’s shown here with MP Lawrence MacAulay. (Photo: Ulle Baum)5.

Norwegian Ambassador Else Berit Eikeland hosted a meeting with Canadian parliamentarians and Magnor Nerheim, director general of the Norwegian ministry of fisheries and coastal affairs. She’s shown here with MP Lawrence MacAulay. (Photo: Ulle Baum)5.

Korean Ambassador Chan Ho Ha and his wife, Young Shin Kim, hosted a national day event at the National Gallery. (Photo: Young-Whan Kim)

Korean Ambassador Chan Ho Ha and his wife, Young Shin Kim, hosted a national day event at the National Gallery. (Photo: Young-Whan Kim)

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