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The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress

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About The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress

The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress works to change the way the United States Congress relates to the international community by improving communication and understanding between the Washington diplomatic corps and Congress. 
 
For more information please contact Maia Comeau at mcomeau@gmfus.org or 202-745-3950
 

Members

  • Montenegro – Founding Member
  • Morocco – Founding Member
  • Azerbaijan
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • DHL – Founding Corporate Partner

The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress

NATO Dialogue #3: Ukraine Crisis and the Impact on the Transatlantic Alliance
April 03, 2014 / Washington, D.C.
This third installment focused on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
Senator Lugar on Ukraine, Russia and Energy Security
March 18, 2014 / Richard G. Lugar
Senator Lugar discusses Ukraine, Russia and the regions current predicaments.
Lugar Calls for Diplomatic Offensive on Ukraine
March 11, 2014 / Washington, DC
Yesterday morning, the Lugar Diplomacy Institute hosted former Senator Richard G. Lugar and a group of more than a dozen European ambassadors to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
The Lugar Institute Briefing on Foreign Appropriations
February 25, 2014 / Washington, DC
Members of the Lugar Diplomacy Institute enjoyed a rare briefing yesterday with Nikole Manatt, the Majority professional staff member on the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs in the Senate Committee on Appropriations to discuss the legislative process for foreign appropriations.
GMF Welcomes Germany and Azerbaijan to the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress
January 02, 2014 /
GMF is pleased to announce and welcome the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Azerbaijan as the newest members of the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress.
Lunch with the Ambassador of Thailand
December 18, 2013 / Washington, DC
On Wednesday, December 18th, Senator Richard Lugar joined the newly-appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the U.S. for lunch at the Ambassador's Residence. His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi graciously invited Senator Lugar for an informal lunch meeting at his home to discuss the issues of the day. Maia Comeau, Director of the Lugar Diplomacy Institute at GMF and Paul Kong, Resident Fellow of the Institute, also participated.
NATO Dialogue with Members of Congress and Ambassadors
November 19, 2013 /
On Tuesday, November 19th, the Lugar Diplomacy Institute convened the second roundtable discussion in a series of meetings focused on NATO with members of Congress and foreign ambassadors.
Lugar Among Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients
November 20, 2013 /
Today, President Barack Obama awarded sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
GMF Welcomes the Gabonese Republic as Newest Member of the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress
November 14, 2013 /
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is pleased to announce and welcome the Gabonese Republic as the newest member of the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress.
Book Launch: JFK in the Senate
November 07, 2013 / The German Marshall Fund of the United States - Washington Office
On Thursday, November 7th, the Lugar Diplomacy Institute hosted an event celebrating the publication of the new book “JFK in the Senate” with author John T. Shaw. Senator Richard Lugar, Senior Transatlantic Fellow at GMF, set the stage with opening remarks and an introduction of the book in historical context. Mr. Shaw presented background and highlights of “JFK in the Senate,” which is the first ever book to focus on Kennedy’s tenure as a U.S. Senator.
Watch: The Richard G. Lugar Institute Expert Neil Brown Testifying on the Emerging Threat of Resource Wars
July 25, 2013 / Neil Brown
View the Webcast of The House Subcommittee Hearing: Neil Brown Testifying on the Emerging Threat of Resource Wars.
Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress Ambassadorial Roundtable on Africa
July 23, 2013 / Washington DC
On Tuesday, July 23, 2013, the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress convened an Ambassadorial Roundtable focused on key issues in U.S.-Africa relations.
Prospects of U.S. LNG Exports: The Allies’ Perspective
July 09, 2013 /
On Tuesday, June 9, 2013, GMF Non-Resident Fellow Neil Brown moderated a discussion on “Prospects of U.S. LNG Exports: The Allies’ Perspective,” organized by the Embassy of Hungary and hosted by Congressman Michael Turner of Ohio.
Lugar, Kerry attend GMF Launch of The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress
June 20, 2013 /
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is pleased to announce the official launch of the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress.
Time for U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Agreement
June 05, 2013 / Neil Brown, Carl Meacham
The U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Agreement (TBA) would enable cooperation to unlock the potential for oil and gas reserves that extend across the Gulf of Mexico.
Senator Lugar Speaks on U.S.-Azerbaijan Relations and Eurasian Energy
June 04, 2013 /
Senator Lugar recently joined a group of current and former lawmakers, administration officials, and state officials for a conference in Baku, Azerbaijan
The Stakes of U.S. Prosperity, LNG Trade
May 23, 2013 / Neil Brown
It is a rare opportunity that isolates Iran, undermines Russian energy dominance and broadly benefits the U.S. economy.
Lugar Institute Ambassadorial Roundtable
March 05, 2013 / Washington DC
The Lugar Diplomacy Institute held its second Ambassadorial Roundtable discussion where Senator Lugar offered remarks on partisanship in American politics and implications for international affairs in President Obama's second term.
Lugar Institute Congressional Welcome Dinner with the Washington Diplomatic Community
January 23, 2013 / Washington DC
On Wednesday, January 23, GMF’s Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress hosted a reception and dinner at the U.S. Botanical Gardens honoring the freshman congressional class.
Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress Ambassadorial Roundtable
January 09, 2013 / Washington, DC
On Wednesday January 9, 2012, Senator Richard Lugar was joined by a distinguished group of twenty-five diplomats at the inaugural Ambassadorial Roundtable of the Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress
Senator Richard G. Lugar to Join GMF as Senior Fellow
December 19, 2012 /
Senator Richard G. Lugar will join GMF as a Senior Transatlantic Fellow after the Senator leaves the U.S. Senate in January 2013.
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