The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Organized topically, this thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions and contact information that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. It focuses on the Washington metropolitan area - an organization must have an office in Washington to be listed. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics, organization charts for all federal agencies, and information about the FOIA and privacy legislation. With more than 10,000 listings and coverage of evolving presidential administration, the 2018 - 2019 Edition features contact information for the following: Congress and federal agencies Nongovernmental organizations Policy groups and political action committees Foundations and institutions Governors and other state officials U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats Congressional caucuses

Chapter : Foreign Embassies, U.S. Ambassadors, and Country Desk Offices

Foreign Embassies, U.S. Ambassadors, and Country Desk Offices

Foreign embassies, U.S. ambassadors, and country desk offices

Following are key foreign diplomats in the United States, U.S. ambassadors or ranking diplomatic officials abroad, and country offices of the State Department that follow political, cultural, and economic developments. Also included is the African Union Commission. This information is current as of April 20, 2018.

For information on investing or doing business abroad, contact the Commerce Department’s Trade Information Center at (800) USA-TRAD(E) (800-872-8723) or visit The Office of the United States Trade Representative also offers trade information by region at

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