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Envoy’s Album – Fall 2021

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Fall 2021

                                                         

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New Arrivals – Fall 2021

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Fall 2021

Gline Arley Clarke High Commissioner for Barbados High Commissioner Clarke began his career in politics as assistant to the leader of the opposition in Barbados between 1991 and 1994. In 1994, he was elected as a member of parliament for St. George North and became parliamentary secretary in the ministry of public works, transport and […]

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10 years on, the Pacific Alliance is still going strong

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
10 years on, the Pacific Alliance is still going strong

Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru — sister nations united by history, a common language and the vast Pacific Ocean — signed the “Declaration of Lima” on April 28, 2011, establishing a new integration scheme to achieve the free transit of goods, services, capital and people; promote greater growth, development and competitiveness of their economies; and […]

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Filling an acute need for arriving Afghan refugees

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
Filling an acute need for arriving Afghan refugees

When Sarah Harvey heard that Afghan refugees, fleeing the now Taliban-run state, were coming to Canada, her mind immediately turned to her friend Arian Ahmadi. Harvey is the head of the Heads of Mission Spouses Association (HOMSA) and Ahmadi is a member of its steering committee and wife of Afghan Ambassador Hassan Soroosh. “We’ve all […]

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‘These are always hard times. This is a Churchillian moment we’re looking for here’

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
‘These are always hard times. This is a Churchillian moment we’re looking for here’

Epidemiologist Bruce Aylward is the senior adviser on organizational change to the WHO’s director general. He’s also a Canadian from Newfoundland, and has spent his career in public health, much of it at the WHO, where he’s held various positions, including special representative of the director general for the Ebola response. He also led the […]

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Envoy’s Album – Summer 2021

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Summer 2021

                                           

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New Arrivals – Summer 2021

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Summer 2021

New Arrivals Alfred Kenneth Russell High Commissioner for Bahamas After a long career at the Bahamas Oil Refinery, High Commissioner Russell became a justice of the peace and a member of the housing commission for the island of Grand Bahama. He was then responsible for public works as a council representative and then chairman of […]

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Puppy love from Honduran diplomats

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Puppy love from Honduran diplomats

Four years ago, Honduran Ambassador Sofia Cerrato and her two sons decided to adopt a dog and what followed was a long-time devotion to the Ottawa-based Freedom Dog Rescue and its work. “When we decided to adopt a dog, we started looking into rescue organizations and we ended up adopting two little girls,” Cerrato says. […]

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‘The picture used to be that men are diplomats, women are secretaries and that has changed a lot’

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
‘The picture used to be that men are diplomats, women are secretaries and that has changed a lot’

With the help of EU Ambassador Melita Gabric, Diplomat organized a panel for its usual Q & A with editor Jennifer Campbell. The group — all women heads of mission — has a formal organization, which Gabric chairs, and it meets regularly to discuss common areas of interest. Today, there are 29 women who are […]

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Envoy’s Album – Spring 2021

| April 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Spring 2021

                                               

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