What is ambassador?

  • (noun): An informal representative.
    Example: "An ambassador of good will"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Ambassador

An Ambassador is an official envoy; especially, a highest ranking diplomat who represents a State and is usually accredited to another sovereign State (country), or to an international organization as the resident representative of his or her own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.

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Non-diplomatic Ambassadorships
... In a less formal sense, the word is used for high-profile non-diplomatic representative of various entities (rarely states), mainly cultural and charitable organizations, often as willing figureheads to attract media attention, e.g ... film and pop stars make appeals to the public at large for UNESCO activities (see UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors), sometimes during press-swarmed visits in the field ...
Vladimir Grinin
... he was appointed by Boris Yeltsin as Ambassador of Russia to Austria in 1996, and held the post in Vienna until 2000 ... and was appointed by Vladimir Putin as Ambassador of Russia to Finland in 2003, and held this post until 2006, when he was appointed as Ambassador of Russia to Poland ... Since July 2010 Grinin has served as Ambassador of Russia to Germany in Berlin ...
Peter Friederich
... Friedeich (born 1942 in )s a former Swiss ambassador He was a career diplomat, working in the Swiss Foreign Ministry since 1971 and had served as ambassador to Vietnam and Cuba ... He was made ambassador to Luxembourg in December 1999 ... During his time as ambassador, Friederich invested money on behalf of friends in the stock market ...
Honolulu Museum Of Art - Education - Children
... The Ambassador program includes three parts ... First, an Ambassador brings a museum-in-a-box to the classroom ... Finally an Ambassador leads an art project in the classroom ...
Loret Miller Ruppe - Ambassador To Norway
... Ruppe was appointed Ambassador to Norway on August 7, 1989 by President George H ... She served as Ambassador until February 28, 1993 ...

More definitions of "ambassador":

  • (noun): A diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another.
    Synonyms: embassador

Famous quotes containing the word ambassador:

    An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.
    Walter Bagehot (1826–1877)

    I would like to be the first ambassador to the United States from the United States.
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    This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German Government a final Note stating that, unless we heard from them by 11 o’clock that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received, and that consequently this country is at war with Germany.
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