Virtual diplomacy allows access amid global pandemic

Ambassador Maria Brewer (top row, second from left) attended a virtual WebEx teleconference with the government of Sierra Leone and other international partners from her residence in Freetown, April 9. Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio (center) spoke about COVID-19 crisis response planning.  Even during an international pandemic, the Department of State’s diplomats are continuing to lead America’s foreign policy through the use of innovative platforms while practicing safe social distancing. 

Photo by Maria Brewer

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