Holiday Wishes From Around the World

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The National Christmas tree is lit with lights and stars, to the left are performers on stage, behind the White House.
The National Christmas Tree, during the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 30, 2017.

Holiday Wishes From Around the World

Throughout the year, DipNote has highlighted some amazing work from our colleagues around the world. This holiday season, we’re happy to share the lighter side of diplomacy, courtesy of some of our favorite Embassy holiday videos for 2017. We hope you enjoy!

From the U.S. Embassy in Norway:

 From the U.S. Embassy in India:

 From the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines:

 From the U.S. Embassy in Colombia:

From the U.S. Embassy in Albania: 

From the U.S. Embassy in Mexico:

From the U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic:

From the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, DC:

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the DipNote team!

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Today, the United States Senate confirmed Philip Goldberg, Charge d'Affaires ad interim at the United States Embassy in Cuba, David Hale, United States Ambassador to Pakistan, Michele Sison, United States Ambassador to Haiti, and Daniel Smith, Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, as Career Ambassadors. According to the Foreign Service Act of 1980, the President is empowered with the advice and consent of the Senate to confer the personal rank of Career Ambassador upon a career member of the Senior Foreign Service in recognition of especially distinguished service over a sustained period. There have only been 59 Career Ambassadors confirmed prior to 2018. In recognition of this honor, we congratulate the Ambassadors and invite you to learn more about them. Philip Goldberg