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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

Energy Security Concerns in South Eastern Europe
July 18, 2014 / Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC – On Friday July 17, the German Marshall Fund’s Lugar Diplomacy Institute and the Southeast Europe Coalition co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill on ”Energy Security Concerns in South Eastern Europe”.
Regional Solutions for Challenges in Africa
May 22, 2014 / Washington, D.C.
On May 20, 2014, The German Marshall Fund’s Lugar Diplomacy Institute hosted a roundtable discussion entitled “Regional Solutions for Challenges in Africa.”
Here’s How to Use Energy to Undercut Putin
May 02, 2014 / Neil Brown
As Ukrainians struggle to preserve their independence and territory under Russian threat, they also are searching for reliable alternatives to Russian energy supplies.
Senator Lugar calls for NATO membership for Macedonia
April 30, 2014 /
Former Chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Richard G. Lugar today called for NATO countries to offer membership to the Republic of Macedonia.
Senator Lugar to receive Golden Laurel Branch award from Bulgaria
April 29, 2014 /
Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Kristian Vigenin will present former Senator Richard Lugar with the Golden Laurel Branch award at a ceremony at the Bulgarian Embassy yesterday.
Revitalizing the Southern Gas Corridor to Counter the Russian Energy Threat
April 28, 2014 / Neil Brown
The Ukraine crisis has once again trumpeted European vulnerability brought by over-dependence on Russian gas.
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 December 18, Senator Richard Lugar joined the newly appointed ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States 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.
NATO Dialogue with Members of Congress and Ambassadors
November 19, 2013 /
On November 19, 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 November 7, the Lugar Diplomacy Institute hosted an event celebrating the publication of the new book “JFK in the Senate” with author John T. Shaw. He 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.
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