During these unprecedented times, as the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the globe, it's become more important than ever before that we find ways to stay connected and support one another. Diplomatic Messages of Hope, presented by the World Trade Center Washington, DC (WTCDC), features inspirational messages and stories from DC-based diplomats and dignitaries from around the world. In this time of challenges, our global community can benefit from shared experiences and a collaborative support system. We are all #InItTogether.

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Watch messages of hope:

Participating Embassies:

Afghanistan
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H.E. Roya Rahmani
Ambassador of Afghanistan to the U.S.
Video Message

Bahamas
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H.E. Sidney S. Collie
Ambassador of the Bahamas to the U.S.
Video Message

Belgium
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H.E. Dirk Wouters
Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S.
Video Message

Belize
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H.E. Daniel Gutierez
Ambassador of Belize to the U.S.
Video Message

brazil
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H.E. Nestor Forster
Ambassador of Brazil to the U.S.
Video Message

bulgaria
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H.E. Tihomir Stoytchev
Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the U.S.
Video Message

Cabo Verde
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Antonio Nascimento
Charge d’Affairs ad interim, Embassy of the Republic of Cabo Verde
Video Message

Cameroon
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H.E. Henri Etoundi Essomba
Ambassador of Cameroon to the U.S.
Video Message

Costa Rica
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H.E. Fernando Llorca
Ambassador of Costa Rica to the U.S.
Video Message

CZECH REPUBLIC
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H.E. Hynek Kmonicek
Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S.
Video Message

Djibouti
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H.E. Mohamed Siad Doualeh
Ambassador of Djibouti to the U.S.
Video Message

Ecuador
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H.E. Ivonne Baki
Ambassador of Ecuador to the U.S.
Video Message

Egypt
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H.E. Yasser Reda
Ambassador of Egypt to the U.S.
Video Message

Eritrea
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Berhane Solomon
Charge d’Affairs, Embassy of the State of Eritrea
Video Message

Georgia
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H.E. David Bakradze
Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia to the U.S.
Video Message

Germany
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Ricklef Beutin
Deputy Chief of Mission for the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the U.S.
Video Message

Ghana
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H.E. Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee
Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Ghana)
Video Message

Greece
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H.E. Αlexandra Papadopoulou
Ambassador of Greece to the U.S.
Video Message

Grenada
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H.E. Yolanda Smith
Ambassador of Grenada to the U.S.
Video Message

Guatemala
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H.E. Alfonso Quiñonez
Ambassador of Guatemala to the U.S.
Video Message

Guinea
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H.E. Kerfalla Yansane
Ambassador of Guinea to the U.S.
Video Message

Haiti
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H.E. Herve Denis
Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to the U.S.
Video Message

India
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H.E. Taranjit Singh Sandhu
Ambassador of India to the U.S.
Video Message

Ireland
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H.E. Daniel Mulhall
Ambassador of Ireland to the U.S.
Video Message

Kenya
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H.E. David K. Gacheru
Deputy Chief of Mission for the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya
Video Message

Kosovo
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H.E. Vlora Citaku
Ambassador of Kosovo to the U.S.
Video Message

Kyrgyz republic
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H.E. Dr. Bolot Otunbaev
Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the U.S.
Video Message

Latvia
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H.E. Māris Selga
Ambassador of Latvia to the U.S.
Video Message

Liechtenstein
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H.E. Kurt Jaeger
Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the U.S.
Video Message

madagascar
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Amielle Niriniavisoa
Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar
Video Message

malaysia
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H.E. Dato’ Azmil Mohd Zabidi
Ambassador of Malaysia to the U.S.
Video Message

Myanmar
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H.E. Aung Lynn
Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma) to the U.S.
Video Message

nepal
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H.E. Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki
Ambassador of Nepal to the U.S.
Video Message

nicaragua
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H.E. Francisco Campbell
Ambassador of Nicaragua to the U.S.
Video Message

nigeria
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Fatima Elabor Ojiaku
First Secretary, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Video Message

pakistan
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H.E. Asad M. Khan
Ambassador of Pakistan to the U.S.
Video Message

peru
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H.E. Hugo de Zela
Ambassador of Peru to the U.S.
Video Message

philippines
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H.E. Jose Manuel G. Romualdez
Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the U.S.
Video Message

Portugal
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H.E. Domingos Fezas Vital
Ambassador of Portugal to the U.S.
Video Message

Rwanda
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H.E. Mathilde Mukantabana
Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the U.S.
Video Message

Slovak Republic
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Terezia Filipejova
Cultural & Political Counselor for the Embassy of Slovak Republic to the U.S.
Video Message

south africa
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H.E. Nomaindia Mfeketo
Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the U.S.
Video Message

Spain
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H.E. Santiago Cabanas
Ambassador of Spain to the U.S.
Video Message

St. Kitts and Nevis
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H.E. Thelma Phillip-Browne
Ambassador of Saint Kitts & Nevis to the U.S.
Video Message

suriname
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H.E. Niermala S. Badrising
Ambassador of Suriname to the U.S.
Video Message

sweden
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H.E. Karin Olofsdotter
Ambassador of Sweden to the U.S.
Video Message

Turkey
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H.E. Serdar Kilic
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the U.S.
Video Message

uganda
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Margaret Awino Kafeero
Counselor/Public Diplomacy for the Embassy of Uganda
Video Message

ukraine
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H.E. Volodymyr Yelchenko
Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S.
Video Message

uzbekistan
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H.E. Javlon Vakhabov
Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the U.S.
Video Message

Venezuela
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Romy Moreno
Cultural Attache, Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Video Message