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DIPLOMATIC CIRCLE

Ottawa welcomes Afghanistan’s fourth-ever female ambassador

Shinkai Karokhail is a refugee, a cancer survivor, and a groundbreaking female politician. Now, she is Afghanistan's ambassador to Canada.
A women's rights advocate and former military man have also joined the ranks of Ottawa's diplomatic corps.
Finland's new ambassador to Canada talks CETA, hockey, and baby boxes.
He hasn't worked at headquarters for 27 years now, and said he wouldn't come back for just any job.
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Half of new ambassador appointments women

None of the appointees have been heads of mission before.

UN refugee agency rep leaving on a high note

After four years of ‘more restrictive’ Canadian refugee policy, Furio De Angelis saw his dreams come true in only a few months under the Liberal government.

Diplomatic Circles: EU, Norway counsellors settled in

Envoys looking for more cooperation with 'like-minded' Canada

Climate change, visa-lifting key for Saint Kitts and Nevis envoy

Visas imposed in 2014 over security concerns are 'having a terrible effect on people-to-people contact,' says the new high commissioner.

Pursuit of peace spurred Cyprus envoy to join foreign service

High commissioner heading new diplomatic mission.

New Zealand high commissioner brings defence, trade background

Daniel Mellsop worked on the TPP when it was only the P3 or Pacific Three.

Croatian ambassador’s diplomatic career grew with her ministry

This is Marica Matkovic’s third posting as head of mission.

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