Dignitaries Met: 2000 - 2004

Date

Name of the Person

Title

Place of Meeting

Country of Dignitary

Nov. 7, 2004 Dr. M.G. Buthelezi President of the South African Inkatha Freedom Party Durban South Africa
Nov. 5, 2004 Nelson Mandela Former President of South Africa Johannesburg South Africa
Oct. 5, 2004 Santiago Creel Secretary of Interior of Mexico Mexico Mexico City
Oct. 1, 2004 Maria del Carmen Acena Minister of Education of Guatemala Guatemala City Guatemala
Oct. 1, 2004 Jorge Briz Abularach Foreign Minister of Guatemala Guatemala City Guatemala
Oct. 1, 2004 Eduardo Stein Barrillas Vice President of Guatemala Guatemala City Guatemala
Oct. 1, 2004 Oscar Jose Rafael Berger Perdomo President of Guatemala Guatemala City Guatemala
Sept. 29, 2004 Francisco Lainez Foreign Minister of El Salvador San Salvador El Salvador
Sept. 29, 2004 Ana Vilma de Escobar Vice President of El Salvador
San Salvador El Salvador
Sept. 29, 2004 Tony Saca President of El Salvador
San Salvador El Salvador
Sept. 27, 2004 Mario Redondo Poveda Speaker of the Costa Rican Parliament San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 27, 2004 Gerardo Gonzalez Esquivel President of the Costa Rican Congress San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 27, 2004 Roberto Tova Faja Foreign Minister of Costa Rica  San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 27, 2004 Lineth Sabario Vice President of Costa Rica
San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 27, 2004 Abel Pacheco President of Costa Rica
San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 26, 2004 Guido Saenz Minister of Culture of Costa Rica
San Jose Costa Rica
Sept. 23, 2004 Sila Calderon Governor of Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico
Sept. 17, 2004 Jeb Bush Governor of Florida Miami USA
July 3, 2004 Dr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of India New Delhi India
July 3, 2004 Sonia Gandhi Chairperson of the Indian United Progressive Alliance New Delhi India
May 28, 2004 Michael Howard Leader of the U.K. Opposition London U.K.
May 28, 2004 H.R.H. Prince Charles Prince of Wales London U.K.
May 27, 2004 Jack Straw Foreign Secretary of the U.K.
London U.K.
May 27, 2004 Dr. Rowan Williams Archbishop of Canterbury London U.K.
May 6, 2004 Dalton McGuinty Premier of Ontario Toronto Canada
May 6, 2004 James Bartelman Lt. Governor of Ontario Toronto Canada
April 23, 2004 Paul Martin Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa Canada
April 22, 2004 Stephen Harper Leader of the Canadian Conservative Party Ottawa Canada
April 18, 2004 Gordon Campbell Premier of British Columbia Vancouver Canada
Nov. 28, 2003 Mikhail Gorbachev Former President of the U.S.S.R. Rome Russia
Nov. 27, 2003 Marcello Pera President of the Italian Senate Rome Italy
Nov. 27, 2003 H.H. Pope John Paul II Pope Vatican City Vatican State
Nov. 26, 2003 Massimo D'Aleama Former Prime Minister of Italy
Rome Italy
Nov. 26, 2003 Pier Ferdinando Casini President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Rome Italy
Nov. 26, 2003 Margherita Boniver Deputy Foreign Minister of Italy Rome Italy
Oct. 15, 2003 Jean Louis Debre President of the French National Assembly Paris France
Oct. 14, 2003 Christian Poncelet President of the French Senate Paris France
Oct. 12, 2003 Alejandro Toledo President of Peru Madrid Peru
Sept. 11, 2003 Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader of the U.S. House Washington U.S.A.
Sept. 10, 2003 George W. Bush President of the U.S. Washington U.S.A.
Sept. 9, 2003 Colin Powell U.S. Secretary of State Washington U.S.A.
Sept. 9, 2003 Tom Daschle Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate Washington U.S.A.
Sept. 9, 2003 Bill Frist Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate Washington U.S.A
Sept. 9, 2003 Tom Daschle Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate Washington U.S.A.
June 6, 2003 Anders Fogh Rasmussen Prime Minister of Denmark Copenhagen Denmark
June 4, 2003 Per Stig Moller Foreign Minister of Denmark Copenhagen Denmark
June 3, 2003 Bjorn Von Sydow Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Stockholm Sweden
May 30, 2003 Joschka Fischer Foreign Minister of Germany Berlin Germany
May 30, 2003 Wolfgang Thierse President of the German Parliament Berlin Germany
May 30, 2003
Claudia Roth Commissioner of Human Rights of Germany
Berlin Germany
May 27, 200 George Fernandes Minister of Defence of India
New Delhi
India
Nov. 7, 2002 Nambaryn Enkhbayar Prime Minister of Mongolia Ulan Bator
Mongolia
Oct. 13, 2002
Benita Ferrero-Waldner Foreign Minister of Austria
Graz Austria
Oct. 8, 2002 Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam President of India
New Delhi
India
Oct. 8, 2002 Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Vice President of India
New Delhi
India
July 8, 2002 Ivica Racan Prime Minister of Croatia
Zagreb
Croatia
July 6, 2002 Dr. Dimitrij Rupel Foreign Minister of Slovenia
Ljubljana Slovenia
July 5, 2002 Mr. Milan Kucan President of Slovenia
Ljubljana Slovenia
July 4, 2002 Dr. Janez Drnovsek Prime Minister of Slovenia
Ljubljana Slovenia
July 4, 2002 Borut Pahor President of the Slovenian National Assembly Ljubljana Slovenia
July 2, 2002
Vaclav Havel President of the Czech Republic
Prague Czech Republic
May 28, 2002 Jim Anderton Prime Minister of New Zealand
Wellington
New Zealand
May 28, 2002 Phil Goff Foreign Minister of New Zealand Wellington
New Zealand
Nov. 30, 2001 Giovanni Alemanni Minister of Agriculture & Forestry of Italy
Pomaia Italy
Nov. 28, 2001 Jorge Sampaio President of Portugal
Lisbon Portugal
Nov. 27, 2001 H.M. King of Portugal King of Portugal
Fatima
Portugal
Oct. 24, 2001 Nicole Fontaine President of the European Parliament Strasbourg
France
Oct. 24, 2001 Simeon II Prime Minister of Bulgaria Strasbourg
France
July 3, 2001
Atal Behari Vajpayee Prime Minister of India
New Delhi
India
June 24, 2001 Valdas Adamkus President of Lithuania Vilnius
Lithuania
June 23, 2001 Andris Berzins Prime Minister of Latvia
Riga Latvia
June 21, 2001
Vaira Vike-Frigbera President of Latvia Riga Latvia
June 19, 2001
Maart Laar Prime Minister of Estonia
Tallinn  
Estonia
May 23, 2001
George W. Bush President of the U.S.
Washington U.S.A.
May 22, 2001 Colin Powell U.S. Secretary of State Washington U.S.A.
May 22, 2001 Richard Armitage U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Washington U.S.A.
May 13, 2001 John Kitzhaber Governor of Oregon Portland U.S.A.
May 10, 2001 Michael Leavitt Governor of Utah Salt Lake City U.S.A.
May 9, 2001
Jesse Ventura Governor of Minnesota St. Paul  U.S.A.
May 6, 2001 Ruth Dreifuss Interior Minister of Switzerland
Basel    Switzerland
April 7, 2001 Chan Chung-hsung Prime Minister of Taiwan
Taipei
Taiwan
April 7, 2001 Hsui-lien Annetta Lu Vice President of Taiwan
Taipei
Taiwan
April 5, 2001 Chen Shui-bian President of Taiwan
Taipei
Taiwan
April 2, 2001 Wang Jin-pyng Speaker of the Taiwanese Parliament Taipei
Taiwan
Jan. 29, 2001 Atal Behari Vajpayee Prime Minister of India
New Delhi
India
Oct. 21, 2000 Mary McAleese President of Ireland
Belfast   Northern Ireland
Oct. 16, 2000 Vaclav Havel President of the Czech Republic
Prague Czech Republic
Oct. 13, 2000
Janos Martonyi Foreign Minister of Hungary
Budapest    Hungary
Oct. 11, 2000 Viktor Orban Prime Minister of Hungary
Budapest  Hungary
July 3, 2000 Madeline Albright U.S. Secretary of State Washington  U.S.A.
June 21, 2000 Richard Holbrooke U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Washington
U.S.A.
June 20, 2000 Bill Clinton President of the U.S.
Washington
U.S.A.
May 23, 2000 Jens Stoltenberg Prime Minister of Norway
Oslo  
Norway
May 22, 2000 Thorbjorn Jagland Foreign Minister of Norway
Oslo  
Norway
May 22, 2000 H.M. King Harold King of Norway
Oslo    Norway
May 21, 2000
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Prime Minister of Denmark
Copenhagen  Denmark
May 17, 2000 Goran Persson Prime Minister of Sweden Stockholm    Sweden
May 16, 2000 Anna Lindh Foreign Minister of Sweden Stockholm    Sweden
May 16, 2000 Birgitta Dahl Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Stockholm  
Sweden
May 11, 2000 Jerzy Buzek Prime Minister of Poland
Warsaw  
Poland
May 10, 2000   Maciej Plazynski Speaker of the Polish Parliament Warsaw    Poland

 

 

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