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Czech out the art

Czech out the art

The new Czech ambassador, also a children's book author, plans to open an art gallery as part of an economic and cultural diplomacy agenda at his first posting outside Europe.


First embassy of Chad in Canada finally open for business

Previous ambassador to the US and Canada returns in new role as first resident Chadian ambassador to Canada.


India, Kenya, Algeria get new heads of mission

Canada appoints chief reps to New Zealand, Shanghai.


Trade talks with Thailand on pause: New Thai envoy

Vijavat Isarabhakdi says Canada wants to wait until Thai elections.


Seeking the ‘human context’ in diplomacy

South Korea's ambassador, set to retire back to Seoul, reflects on his 36-year diplomatic career.


Japan’s ambassador takes Middle East, energy smarts to Saudi Arabia

Norihiro Okuda headed there as his country faces security threats in the region.


Australia's new envoy supports anti-terror bill

Tony Negus is talking to Canadian officials about C-51, which has similarities to recent Australian changes.


France’s ambassador sounds off on everything from climate change to Chinese poetry

Nicolas Chapuis is determined to talk about policy, but his career and love of literature are just too interesting to pass up.


Nepal, Canada speaking the same language

New ambassador wants trade and investment boost, and so does Canada.


LA consulate’s culture guru bowing out

Roz Wolfe is retiring after 33 and a half years of talking up Canada in Tinseltown.


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