Envoy’s Album – Winter 2019

| December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Algerian Ambassador Hocine Meghar and his wife, Elbia, hosted a national day reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Algerian Ambassador Hocine Meghar and his wife, Elbia, hosted a national day reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki hosted a reception and concert at the Canadian Museum of History to mark Poland's National Independence Day and the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence. From left: MP Andrew Leslie, Krzysztof Ksiazek, Poland’s defence, military, naval and air attaché and Kurnicki. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki hosted a reception and concert at the Canadian Museum of History to mark Poland’s National Independence Day and the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence. From left: MP Andrew Leslie, Krzysztof Ksiazek, Poland’s defence, military, naval and air attaché and Kurnicki. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

To mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Ambassador Lu Shaye and his wife, Wang Liwen, hosted a reception at the embassy featuring live performances. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Ambassador Lu Shaye and his wife, Wang Liwen, hosted a reception at the embassy featuring live performances. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

 CIGI's Global Policy Forum featured a talk by Stephen de Boer, ambassador and permanent representative of Canada to the World Trade Organization, at the Rideau Club. From left: de Boer and Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

CIGI’s Global Policy Forum featured a talk by Stephen de Boer, ambassador and permanent representative of Canada to the World Trade Organization, at the Rideau Club. From left: de Boer and Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Croatian Ambassador Marica Matkovic hosted an exhibition on the country’s intangible cultural heritage at the Bytown Museum. From left: Zeljko Drinovac and Matkovic. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Croatian Ambassador Marica Matkovic hosted an exhibition on the country’s intangible cultural heritage at the Bytown Museum. From left: Zeljko Drinovac and Matkovic. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Chilean Ambassador Alejandro Marisio and his wife, Maria Cecilia Beretta, celebrated the 208th anniversary of independence of Chile at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Chilean Ambassador Alejandro Marisio and his wife, Maria Cecilia Beretta, celebrated the 208th anniversary of independence of Chile at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

 

House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan and EU Ambassador Peteris Ustubs hosted an award ceremony for the EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowships on Parliament Hill. From left: Winner Andrew Seal, Ustubs, and winners Patrice Senécal and Kyle Greenham. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan and EU Ambassador Peteris Ustubs hosted an award ceremony for the EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowships on Parliament Hill. From left: Winner Andrew Seal, Ustubs, and winners Patrice Senécal and Kyle Greenham. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

A reception to mark the anniversary of the Caribbean Community took place at the Fairmont Château Laurier. Shown are St. Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner Vaughna Sherry Tross, right, with Guyana High Commissioner Clarissa Sabita Riehl in the background. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A reception to mark the anniversary of the Caribbean Community took place at the Fairmont Château Laurier. Shown are St. Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner Vaughna Sherry Tross, right, with Guyana High Commissioner Clarissa Sabita Riehl in the background. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

 The EU Film Festival launched with a screening of Austrian film Mademoiselle Paradis. From left, Austrian Ambassador Stefan Pehringer; Inara Eihenbauma, wife of the Latvian ambassador; Canadian Film Institute executive director Tom McSorley; and Piret Lukk, wife of the Estonian Ambassador. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The EU Film Festival launched with a screening of Austrian film Mademoiselle Paradis. From left, Austrian Ambassador Stefan Pehringer; Inara Eihenbauma, wife of the Latvian ambassador; Canadian Film Institute executive director Tom McSorley; and Piret Lukk, wife of the Estonian Ambassador. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

To mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps, the Embassy of Bulgaria hosted an exhibition. Ambassador Svetlana Sashova Stoycheva-Etropolski, right, is shown with Seena Akhtari, senior desk officer for Eastern Europe at Global Affairs Canada. (Ülle Baum)

To mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps, the Embassy of Bulgaria hosted an exhibition. Ambassador Svetlana Sashova Stoycheva-Etropolski, right, is shown with Seena Akhtari, senior desk officer for Eastern Europe at Global Affairs Canada. (Ülle Baum)

 

Cameroon High Commissioner Anu’a-Gheyle Solomon Azoh-Mb and his wife, Mercy, attended the Chilean national day reception. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Cameroon High Commissioner Anu’a-Gheyle Solomon Azoh-Mb and his wife, Mercy, attended the Chilean national day reception. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

 

Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye and his wife, Wang Liwen, (both centre) stand with performers in colourful traditional costumes during the Chinese National day celebrations at the Chinese Embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye and his wife, Wang Liwen, (both centre) stand with performers in colourful traditional costumes during the Chinese National day celebrations at the Chinese Embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Philippines Ambassador Petronila Garcia hosted the launch of the Winter Escapade 6 tour at the Sentro Riz Ottawa. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Philippines Ambassador Petronila Garcia hosted the launch of the Winter Escapade 6 tour at the Sentro Riz Ottawa. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

The Africa group of the Heads of Mission Spouses Association (HOMSA) held HOMSA’s annual welcome reception and hosted a fashion show at the residence of the Nigerian high commissioner. From left: Joy Akinmoladun, head of the chancery of the Nigerian High Commission; Olawunmi Ibilola Asekun, wife of Nigerian High Commissioner Adeyinka Olatokunbo Asekun, and Happy Lyimo Kidata, wife of the Tanzanian High Commissioner Alphayo Japani Kidata. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Africa group of the Heads of Mission Spouses Association (HOMSA) held HOMSA’s annual welcome reception and hosted a fashion show at the residence of the Nigerian high commissioner. From left: Joy Akinmoladun, head of the chancery of the Nigerian High Commission; Olawunmi Ibilola Asekun, wife of Nigerian High Commissioner Adeyinka Olatokunbo Asekun, and Happy Lyimo Kidata, wife of the Tanzanian High Commissioner Alphayo Japani Kidata. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

German Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser and her husband, Gary Soroka (not pictured), hosted an Oktoberfest reception at their residence on the occasion of the Day of German Unity. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

German Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser and her husband, Gary Soroka (not pictured), hosted an Oktoberfest reception at their residence on the occasion of the Day of German Unity. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Kosovar Ambassador Lulzim Hiseni, left, hosted a reception in honour of former of Kosovar President Atifete Jahjaga, at the House of Commons. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Kosovar Ambassador Lulzim Hiseni, left, hosted a reception in honour of former of Kosovar President Atifete Jahjaga, at the House of Commons. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Tourism Ireland hosted a special event at the Canadian Museum of Nature to showcase Ireland's heritage, culture and cuisine. From left: Dana Welch, marketing manager and Jim Kelly, ambassador of Ireland. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Tourism Ireland hosted a special event at the Canadian Museum of Nature to showcase Ireland’s heritage, culture and cuisine. From left: Dana Welch, marketing manager and Jim Kelly, ambassador of Ireland. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

The Hong Kong Canada Business Association organized a discussion, "Chinese Investment in Canada and Why Hong Kong Can Help" at BLG’s offices in Ottawa. Ottawa chapter President Amy Willis was one the speakers. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Hong Kong Canada Business Association organized a discussion, “Chinese Investment in Canada and Why Hong Kong Can Help” at BLG’s offices in Ottawa. Ottawa chapter President Amy Willis was one the speakers. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Carleton Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement hosted a resource fair at the eighth annual orientation for newly arrived diplomats. From left: Sanjay Shan, president, ExecHealth Inc.; Belgian Ambassador Johan Hendrik E. Verkammen, his wife, Kathleen Patricia I. Billen; Slovenian Ambassador Melita Gabric; and Mongolian second secretary Zolzaya Dorjtsoo. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Carleton Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement hosted a resource fair at the eighth annual orientation for newly arrived diplomats. From left: Sanjay Shan, president, ExecHealth Inc.; Belgian Ambassador Johan Hendrik E. Verkammen, his wife, Kathleen Patricia I. Billen; Slovenian Ambassador Melita Gabric; and Mongolian second secretary Zolzaya Dorjtsoo. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Yvonne Dlamini-Mntambo, left, and Global Affairs Canada hosted a seminar to mark Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, right, spoke. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Yvonne Dlamini-Mntambo, left, and Global Affairs Canada hosted a seminar to mark Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, right, spoke. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Islandic Ambassador Petur Asgeirsson and his wife, Johanna Gunnarsdottir, hosted a national day celebration at their home in Rockcliffe. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Islandic Ambassador Petur Asgeirsson and his wife, Johanna Gunnarsdottir, hosted a national day celebration at their home in Rockcliffe. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

On the occasion of the Korean national day and armed forces day, Ambassador Maengho Shin and his wife, Dongmin Lee, hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

On the occasion of the Korean national day and armed forces day, Ambassador Maengho Shin and his wife, Dongmin Lee, hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Nigerian High Commissioner Adeyinka Olatokunbo Asekun and his wife, Olawunmi Ibilola Asekun, hosted a national day reception at the Westin Hotel. The Ijo Vudu dance troupe from Toronto performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Nigerian High Commissioner Adeyinka Olatokunbo Asekun and his wife, Olawunmi Ibilola Asekun, hosted a national day reception at the Westin Hotel. The Ijo Vudu dance troupe from Toronto performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

U.S. Ambassador Kelly Knight Craft and Mexican Ambassador Dionisio Pérez Jácome attended the 22nd National Arts Centre Gala. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

U.S. Ambassador Kelly Knight Craft and Mexican Ambassador Dionisio Pérez Jácome attended the 22nd National Arts Centre Gala. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

 To celebrate Latvia’s centennial anniversary, Ambassador K¯arlis Eihenbaums, his wife, In¯ara Eihenbauma and MP Jamie Schmale, hosted a reception at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building. From left: Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Eihenbaums, Eihenbauma and Schmale hold Team Latvia hockey pucks. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate Latvia’s centennial anniversary, Ambassador K¯arlis Eihenbaums, his wife, In¯ara Eihenbauma and MP Jamie Schmale, hosted a reception at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building. From left: Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Eihenbaums, Eihenbauma and Schmale hold Team Latvia hockey pucks. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner Vaughna Sherry Tross hosted an independence day celebration at the Marriott Hotel. From left: MP Stephanie Kusie, MP Andrew Leslie, Tross and MP Yasmin Ratansi. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Saint Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner Vaughna Sherry Tross hosted an independence day celebration at the Marriott Hotel. From left: MP Stephanie Kusie, MP Andrew Leslie, Tross and MP Yasmin Ratansi. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

The Norwegian Embassy and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) organized an exhibition featuring items belonging to Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. From left: Geir Kløver, director of Norway’s Fram Museum, Norwegian Ambassador Anne Kari Hansen Ovind and RCGS CEO John Geiger. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Norwegian Embassy and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) organized an exhibition featuring items belonging to Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. From left: Geir Kløver, director of Norway’s Fram Museum, Norwegian Ambassador Anne Kari Hansen Ovind and RCGS CEO John Geiger. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Yvonne Dlamini-Mntambo hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier to celebrate South African Freedom Day. She’s shown with MP Rob Oliphant. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Yvonne Dlamini-Mntambo hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier to celebrate South African Freedom Day. She’s shown with MP Rob Oliphant. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Nepalese Ambassador Kali Prasad Pokhrel and his wife, Kamal, hosted a national day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Nepalese Ambassador Kali Prasad Pokhrel and his wife, Kamal, hosted a national day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

To mark the anniversary of Slovakia’s constitution, Ambassador Vit Koziak and his wife, Janka Koziakova, hosted a reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the anniversary of Slovakia’s constitution, Ambassador Vit Koziak and his wife, Janka Koziakova, hosted a reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

A photo exhibition by the MIKTA countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia) took place at Ottawa City Hall. From left, Chilean Ambassador Alejandro Marisio; Mexican Ambassador Dionisio Pérez Jácome; Ian Shugart, deputy minister at Global Affairs; Lerzan Unal, wife of Turkish Ambassador, Selcuk Unal; Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and Korean Ambassador Maengho Shin. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A photo exhibition by the MIKTA countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia) took place at Ottawa City Hall. From left, Chilean Ambassador Alejandro Marisio; Mexican Ambassador Dionisio Pérez Jácome; Ian Shugart, deputy minister at Global Affairs; Lerzan Unal, wife of Turkish Ambassador, Selcuk Unal; Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and Korean Ambassador Maengho Shin. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

The third annual defence and security summer social took place at Earl of Sussex. From left: Krzysztof Ksiazek, Poland’s defence, military, naval and air attaché; Astrid Neuland, business development executive of Thales Canada; and Paul Fortin, national director of international business development at Borden, Ladner, Gervais LLP. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The third annual defence and security summer social took place at Earl of Sussex. From left: Krzysztof Ksiazek, Poland’s defence, military, naval and air attaché; Astrid Neuland, business development executive of Thales Canada; and Paul Fortin, national director of international business development at Borden, Ladner, Gervais LLP. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

Winston Wen-yi Chen, representative for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada and his wife, Sylvia Pan, hosted a reception to mark the 107th Taiwanese National Day at the Fairmont Château Laurier. From left are Pan, Chen and MP Alice Wong. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Winston Wen-yi Chen, representative for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada and his wife, Sylvia Pan, hosted a reception to mark the 107th Taiwanese National Day at the Fairmont Château Laurier. From left are Pan, Chen and MP Alice Wong. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

 

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