Highlights of 2017: Ambassador Martin Dahinden’s Year in Review

Ambassador Martin Dahinden at the Inauguration of the President Donald J. Trump. © Ambassador Martin Dahinden
Setup of the first Swiss Touch event at the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt on January 17. © Embassy of Switzerland
Setup of the Swiss Touch event on the National Mall in Washington D.C on May 15. © Embassy of Switzerland
Amb. Martin Dahinden with Rep. Andy Barr (R–KY), Nancy McLernon (OFII), Dennis F. Kerrigan (Zurich Financial Services), and Craig Osten (U.S. Novartis Corporation) © Embassy of Switzerland
Amb. Martin Dahinden at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. © Ambassador Martin Dahinden
Chef Joao Marcos’ culinary creation for Valentine’s Day contained chocolate in all of the courses. © Ambassador Martin Dahinden
A selection of soups from the booklet “Savory Swiss Soups and Their Stories” © Embassy of Switzerland
Desserts from the booklet “Swiss Desserts and the Stories Behind Them.” © Embassy of Switzerland
Amb. Martin Dahinden during his speech at the launch event for Jobs Now. © Embassy of Switzerland
Ivanka Trump tweets about meeting Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann and Ambassador Martin Dahinden ©Twitter
Ambassador Martin Dahinden shaking hands with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. © Ambassador Martin Dahidnen
Google Switzerland’s executives Samuel Widmann and Stefan Pharies receiving their Tell Awards from Ambassador Martin Dahinden. © Embassy of Switzerland
Amb. Martin Dahinden congratulates elected Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis on Twitter. © Twitter
Ambassador Martin Dahinden with Representatives Alan Lowenthal (D–CA), Rob Bishop (R–UT), Jason Lewis (R–MN), Donald Norcross (D–NJ), Susan Davis (D–CA), and Brett Guthrie (R–KY) during the meeting with Swiss State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Mauro Dell’Ambrogio. © Martin Dahinden
Amb. Martin Dahinden’s Tweet about Ed McMullen’s election as new U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein © Twitter
Amb. Martin Dahinden with his wife Anita at the 2nd American Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington © Paul Morigi 2017/AP Images for National Portrait Gallery
Ambassador Martin Dahinden with former James Bond George Lazenby (in the middle), Josh Greenbaum (second on the left), Christoph Egger, CEO of the Schilthornbahn AG and Elliott S. Berke (second on the right). © Embassy of Switzerland

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