Embassy Hosts Conference for Consuls General and Honorary Consuls From Across USA
Enlarge image Consuls General and Honorary Consuls from across the United States gathered in Washington, DC. (© Germany.info) Eight German Consuls General and 34 Honorary Consuls from across the United States gathered in Washington, DC, November 13 through 15 for a bi-annual conference.
At the top of the agenda were current political issues, in particular the results of the US presidential election and its effect on various areas of bilateral cooperation. The officials also talked about the information and tools available for getting out Germany's messages to the American people.
Germany has eight Consulates General in the United States: Boston, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles. A total of 39 Honorary Consuls work with the Consulates and the Embassy to provide information and services in regions outside of these cities.