An ambassador-at-large is a diplomat of the highest rank or a minister
who is accredited to represent his country and people internationally.
Unlike an ambassador-in-residence who is usually limited to a country
or embassy, the ambassador-at-large is entrusted to operate in several
usually neighboring countries, a region or sometimes hold a seat in an
international organization like the
1 Honorific title 2 United States ambassadors-at-large 3 Notable ambassadors-at-large 4 See also 5 References
Honorific title According to international protocol, ambassadors and ambassadors-at-large are officially styled and addressed as His/Her Excellency, or Mister/Madam Ambassador. The title may be abbreviated in official correspondence as H.E. United States ambassadors-at-large The US President appointed the first official specifically to bear the title of ambassador-at-large on 12 March 1949, under the authority vested in Article II, Section 2 of the U.S Constitution to deal with specific foreign policy issues which have been frequently, but not always, spelled out in their commissions. Ambassador-at-Large positions in the diplomatic corps of the US State Department include:
Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues United States Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Charles Aznavour, Franco-Armenian singer, French Ambassador-at-Large
Princess Masna Bolkiah, Brunei's
Ambassador-at-Large and Minister of
Foreign Affairs and Trade
Ahmet Davutoğlu, Formerly
Ambassador-at-Large of Turkey; he
subsequently served as Foreign Minister and Prime Minister.
Eric Goosby, United States Global AIDS Coordinator
Ambassador-at-Large for HIV and AIDS)
León María Guerrero III, Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs under
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