Past Roundtable Speakers

The Ambassadors' Roundtable to date has hosted the following Foreign Chiefs of Mission (see below). Senior State Department officials have also addressed the Roundtable.

  • H.E. Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan
  • H.E. Zhang Yesui, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China
  • H.E. Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Ambassador of the United Kingdom
  • H.E. Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation
  • H.E. Aziz Mekouar, Ambassador of Morocco
  • H.E. Husain Haqqani, Ambassador of Pakistan
  • H.E. Michael Oren, Ambassador of Israel
  • H.E. Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico
  • H.E. François Delattre, Ambassador of France
  • H.E. Namik Tan, Ambassador of Turkey
  • H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates
  • H.E. Gary Doer, Ambassador of Canada
  • H.E. Y.J. Choi, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea
  • H.E. Mauro Vieira, Ambassador of Brazil
  • H.E. Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy
  • H.E. Sir Peter Westmacott, Ambassador of the United Kingdom
  • H.E. Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India
  • H.E. Mohamed Tawfik, Ambassador of Egypt
  • H.E. Ramón Gil-Casares, Ambassador of Spain
  • H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland
  • H.E. Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan
  • H.E. Eduardo Medina Mora, Ambassador of Mexico
  • H.E. Gerard Araud, Ambassador of France
  • H.E. Antoine Chedid, Ambassador of Lebanon
  • The Honorable Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State
  • H.E. Dr. Réka Szemerkényi, Ambassador of Hungary
  • H.E. Turki Al-Faisal, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia
  • H.E. Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, Ambassador of Afghanistan
  • H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia
  • H.E. Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Ambassador of Brazil
  • H.E. Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland
  • H.E. David O'Sullivan, Ambassador to the European Union
  • The Honorable Michele J. Sison, Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
  • Helga Margarete Barth, Minister and Director of Political Affairs, Embassy of Germany
  • H.E. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore
  • Craig Mokhiber, Director and Deputy to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • H.E. Hynek Kmonicek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic
  • H.E. Dr. László Szabó, Ambassador of Hungary
  • H.E. Cho Yoon-je, Ambassador of South Korea
  • H.E. Haris Lalacos, Ambassador of Greece
  • H.E. Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden