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Ambassador Hughes named Chairman of ADST

Ambassador G. Philip Hughes (Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, 1990-1993) was named chairman of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST).

ADST is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 1986. Located at the State Department’s George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center (NFATC, shown at left) in Arlington, Virginia, ADST advances understanding of American diplomacy and supports training of foreign affairs personnel at the NFATC’s Foreign Service Institute (FSI) through a variety of programs and activities. This close collaboration results in a special public-private relationship between FSI and ADST.

Ambassador Hughes is the Senior Vice President of the Council of American Ambassadors. He is also a mentor for the Council's International Affairs Fellowship program. 

Date Posted

Jan 29, 2015