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Diplomatic Corps Order of Precedence

In accordance with relevant Articles of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, heads of diplomatic missions appear on the Diplomatic Corps Order of Precedence list in their respective classes and in the order of the date and time of assuming their duties.

ORDER OF PRECEDENCE

Reported to the Office of the Chief of Protocol as of June 7, 2022

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY

For Bilateral Missions and Heads of Delegation (European Union and African Union)

Country Bilateral Chief of Mission WH Date
PALAU Hersey KYOTA

(Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and EAP Region)

11/12/97
TURKMENISTAN Meret ORAZOV

(Dean for the SCA Region)

02/14/01
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Serge MOMBOULI

(Dean for the AF Region)

07/31/01
KUWAIT Salem Abdullah Al Jaber AL-SABAH

(Dean for the NEA Region)

10/10/01
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Yousif Mana Saeed Ahmed ALOTAIBA 07/28/08
NICARAGUA Francisco Obadiah CAMPBELL Hooker

(Dean for the WHA Region)

06/28/10
SINGAPORE Ashok KUMAR 07/30/12
RWANDA Mathilde MUKANTABANA

(Female Dean)

07/18/13
MONACO Maguy MACCARIO DOYLE

(Dean for the EUR Region)

12/03/13
EQUATORIAL GUINEA Miguel Ntutumu EVUNA Andeme 02/23/15
ALBANIA Floreta FABER 05/18/15
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Ronald SANDERS 09/17/15
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS Thelma Patricia PHILLIP-BROWNE 01/28/16
MOZAMBIQUE Carlos DOS SANTOS 01/28/16
DJIBOUTI Mohamed Siad DOUALE 01/28/16
BRUNEI Serbini ALI 01/28/16
ANDORRA Elisenda VIVES BALMANA 03/02/16
CAMEROON Essomba ETOUNDI 06/27/16
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Anthony Wayne Jerome PHILLIPS SPENCER 06/27/16
HOLY SEE Christophe PIERRE 06/27/16
JORDAN Dina Khalil Tawfiq KAWAR 06/27/16
MARSHALL ISLANDS Gerald M. ZACKIOS 09/16/16
JAMAICA Audrey Patrice MARKS 01/18/17
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Louanne Gaylene GILCHRRIST 01/18/17
QATAR Meshal Hamad M.J. AL THANI 04/24/17
CZECHIA Hynek KMONÍČEK 04/24/17
TOGO Frédéric Edem HEGBE 04/24/17
MICRONESIA Akillino Harris SUSAIA 04/24/17
MOROCCO Lalla JOUMALA Alaoui 04/24/17
SAN MARINO Damiano BELEFFI 07/21/17
BAHRAIN Abdulla Rashed Abdulla ALKHALIFA 07/21/17
TUVALU Samuelu LALONIU 07/21/17
UGANDA Sebujja Mull KATENDE 09/08/17
VANAUATU Odo TEVI 09/08/17
IRELAND Daniel Gerard MULHALL 09/08/17
SWEDEN Karin Ulrika OLOFSDOTTER 09/08/17
CROATIA Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ 09/08/17
RUSSIA Anatoly Ivanovich ANTONOV 09/08/17
UZBEKISTAN Javlon VAKHABOV 11/29/17
PHILIPPINES Jose Manuel Del Gallego ROMUALDEZ 11/29/17
KIRIBATI TeburoroTITO 01/24/18
GUINEA Kerfalla YANSANE 01/24/18
CHAD Koutou NGOTE GALI 06/22/18
GERMANY Emily Margarethe HABER 06/22/18
CYPRUS Marios LYSIOTIS 09/17/18
COSTA RICA Fernando LLORCA Castro 09/17/18
MALTA Keith AZZOPARDI 09/17/18
SOUTH SUDAN Philip Jada NATANA 09/17/18
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Martial NDOUBOU 09/17/18
SPAIN Santiago CABANAS Ansorena 09/17/18
NEW ZEALAND Rosemary BANKS 01/11/19
BARBADOS Noel Anderson LYNCH 01/11/19
LIBERIA George S W PATTEN Sr. 01/11/19
GRENADA Yolande Yvonne SMITH 04/08/19
VENEZUELA Carlos Alfredo VECCHIO 04/08/19
SIERRA LEONE Sidique Abou Bakarr WAI 04/08/19
EUROPEAN UNION Stavros LAMBRINIDIS 04/08/19
DENMARK Lone Dencker WISBORG 04/08/19
MALDIVES Thilmeeza HUSSAIN 07/08/19
FRANCE Philippe Noel Marie Marc ETIENNE 07/08/19
SAUDI ARABIA Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan AL SAUD 07/08/19
ANGOLA Joaquim do ESPIRITO SANTO 09/16/19
ICELAND Bergdis ELLERTSDÓTTIR 09/16/19
NETHERLANDS Andre HASPELS 09/16/19
LATVIA Māris SELGA 09/16/19
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Bojan VUJIC 09/16/19
SWITZERLAND Jacques Henri PITTELOUD 09/16/19
SOMALIA Ali Sharif AHMED 09/16/19
TIMOR LESTE Isilio António De Fatima COELHO DA SILVA 01/06/20
AUSTRIA Martin WEISS 01/06/20
SENEGAL Mansour KANE 01/06/20
ARGENTINA Jorge Martin Arturo ARGÜELLO 02/06/20
INDIA Taranjit Singh SANDHU 02/06/20
ECUADOR Ivonne Leila JUEZ DE A-BAKI 02/06/20
AUSTRALIA Arthur SINODINOS 02/06/20
GREECE Alexandra PAPADOPOULOU 02/06/20
SOUTH AFRICA Nomaindiya MFEKETO 04/08/20
ZAMBIA Lazarous KAPAMBWE 04/08/20
UNITED KINGDOM Karen Elizabeth PIERCE 04/08/20
MOLDOVA Eugen CARAS 07/17/20
GUATEMALA Alfonso José QUINONEZ LEMUS 07/17/20
CANADA Kirsten HILLMAN 07/17/20
BENIN Jean-Claude Félix DO REGO 07/17/20
KENYA Lazarus Ombai AMAYO 07/17/20
BOTSWANA Onkokame Kitso MOKAILA 09/17/20
FINLAND Mikko Tapani HAUTALA 09/17/20
NORWAY Anniken Ramberg KRUTNES 09/17/20
BELGIUM Jean Arthur REGIBEAU 09/17/20
EGYPT Motaz Mounir ZAHRAN 09/17/20
URUGUAY Andrés Augusto DURÁN HAREAU 12/23/20
BRAZIL Nestor José FORSTER Jr. 12/23/20
CABO VERDE José Luis do Livramento MONTEIRO ALVES DE BRITO 12/23/20
AFRICAN UNION Hilda SUKA-MAFUDZE 12/23/20
HUNGARY Szabolcs Ferenc TAKACS 12/23/20
COMOROS Issimail CHANFI 12/23/20
EL SALVADOR Carmen Milena MAYORGA VALERA 12/23/20
HAITI Bocchit EDMOND 12/23/20
SLOVENIA Tone KAJZER 12/23/20
SERBIA Marko DJURIC 01/18/21
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Sonia GUZMÁN DE HERNÁNDEZ 01/18/21
NAMIBIA Margareth Natalie MENSAH-WILLIAMS 01/18/21
SLOVAKIA Radovan JAVORČÍK 01/18/21
THAILAND MANASVI Srisodapol 02/17/21
TAJIKISTAN Farrukh HAMRALIZODA 02/17/21
BANGLADESH M Shahidul ISLAM 02/17/21
OMAN Moosa Hamdan Moosa AL TAI 02/17/21
JAPAN TOMITA Koji 02/17/21
MEXICO Esteban MOCTEZUMA Barragán 04/20/21
TURKEY Hasan Murat MERCAN 04/20/21
TONGA Viliana Va’inga TONĒ 04/20/21
UKRAINE Oksana MARKAROVA 07/07/21
KAZAKHSTAN Yerzhan ASHIKBAYEV 07/07/21
ZIMBABWE Tadeous Tafirenyika CHIFAMBA 07/07/21
LITHUANIA Audra PLEPYTĖ 07/07/21
NIGERIA Uzoma Elizabeth EMENIKE 07/07/21
KYRGYZSTAN Baktybek AMANBAEV 07/07/21
MAURITIUS Purmanund JHUGROO 07/07/21
ESTONIA Kristjan PRIKK 07/07/21
SAMOA Pa’olelei LUTERU 07/07/21
BELIZE Lynn Raymond YOUNG 07/07/21
BURUNDI Jean de Dieu NDIKUMANA 07/07/21
GHANA Alima MAHAMA 07/07/21
GUYANA Samuel Archibald HINDS 07/07/21
ITALY Maria Angela ZAPPIA 09/15/21
PARAGUAY José Antonio DOS SANTOS BEDOYA 09/15/21
CHINA QIN Gang 09/15/21
ROMANIA Dan Andrei MURARU 09/15/21
COLOMBIA Juan Carlos PINZÓN BUENO 09/15/21
ARMENIA Lilit MAKUNTS 09/15/21
LUXEMBOURG Nicole BINTNER 09/15/21
AZERBAIJAN Khazar IBRAHIM 09/15/21
MAURITANIA BOIDE Cisse 09/15/21
LIECHTENSTEIN Georg SPARBER 12/01/21
NAURU Margo DEIYE 12/01/21
SEYCHELLES Ian Dereck Joseph MADELEINE 12/01/21
TANZANIA Elsie Sia KANZA 12/01/21
TUNISIA Hanene TAJOURI BESSASSI 12/01/21
MONGOLIA BATBAYAR Ulziidelger 12/01/21
ISRAEL Michael HERZOG 12/01/21
PERU Oswaldo José DE RIVERO BARRETO 12/01/21
POLAND Marek Grzegorz MAGIEROWSKI 01/13/22
ALGERIA Ahmed BOUTACHE 01/13/22
INDONESIA Rosan Perkasa ROESLANI 01/13/22
SRI LANKA Mahinda SAMARASINGHE 01/13/22
KOSOVO Ilir DUGOLLI 01/13/22
COTE D’IVOIRE Ibrahima TOURÉ 01/13/22
MALAWI Esme Jynet CHOMBO 04/19/22
CAMBODIA KEO Chhea 04/19/22
NIGER Mamadou Kiari LIMAN-TINGUIRI 04/19/22
VIETNAM Nguyen Quoc DUNG 04/19/22
NEPAL Sridhar KHATRI 04/19/22
THE BAHAMAS Wendall Kermith JONES 04/19/22
SURINAME Jan Marten Willem SCHALKWIJK 04/19/22
PAKISTAN Sardar Masood KHAN 04/19/22
YEMEN Mohammed Abdullah AL-HADHRAMI 06/07/22
PORTUGAL Francisco António DUARTE LOPES 06/07/22
ETHIOPIA SELESHI Bekele Awulachew 06/07/22
GEORGIA David ZALKALIANI 06/07/22
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Marie-Hélène MATHEY-BOO 06/07/22
LAOS Sisavath INPHACHANH 06/07/22
ESWATINI Kennedy Fitzgerald GROENING 06/07/22
BULGARIA Georgi Velikov PANAYOTOV 06/07/22
CHILE Juan Gabriel VALDÉS Soublette 06/07/22
SAINT LUCIA Elizabeth DARIUS-CLARKE 06/07/22

CHARGE D’AFFAIRES AD INTERIM FOR BILATERAL MISSIONS

ERITREA Berhane Gebrehiwet SOLOMON, Counselor 03/15/11
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Cephas KAYO, Minister 01/31/18
BELARUS Dmitry BASIK, Counselor 07/09/19
MADAGASCAR Amielle Pelenne NIRINIAVISOA MARCEDA, Minister Counselor 10/31/19
NORTH MACEDONIA Vilma PETKOVSKA, Minister Counselor 03/16/20
CUBA Lianys TORRES RIVERA, Minister Counselor 01/14/21
MONTENEGRO Marija STJEPCEVIC, Counselor 02/04/21
LEBANON Wael HACHEM, Counselor 03/15/21
GABON Rod Ciangillan REMBENDAMBYA, Counselor 03/17/21
LESOTHO Masopha Phoofolo Moses KAO, Counselor 05/28/21
BOLIVIA Alejandro Roberto BILBAO LA VIEJA RUIZ, First Secretary 07/06/21
LIBYA Khaled DAIEF, Minister 08/27/21
MALAYSIA Fairuz Adli bin MOHD ROZALI, Minister 08/28/21
PANAMA Laura Graciela CASTRO GRIMALDO, Counselor 11/28/21
DOMINICA Judith-Anne ROLLE, First Secretary 12/16/21
SUDAN Ismat Kamil GABBANI, Minister 01/14/22
BURMA Htwe Hteik Tin LWIN, Minister Counselor 02/05/22
THE GAMBIA Mustapha SOSSEH, Minister 03/16/22
IRAQ Mohammed Husham Malik AL FITYAN, Minister 03/22/22
BURKINA FASO Boulmonli Leonard LOMBO, Minister Counselor 04/15/22
HONDURAS Javier Efrain SU BOTO, Minister 04/22/22
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF KO Yunju, Minister 05/29/22

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