Thursday, 29 September 2022, Principality of Monaco: HSH Sovereign Prince Albert II received in the Princely Palace HE Ms Denise Campbell Bauer, new non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Principality of Monaco. She is based out of Paris, France. The latter presented her letters of credence to him on this occasion.
Denise Campbell Bauer is an experienced diplomat, non-profit executive, advocate for women’s voices in politics and foreign policy.
In the past she served as the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium from August 2013 through January 2017. Since Tuesday, 8 February 2022, she has been accredited to the French Republic after her presentation of credentials to President Emmanuel Macron.
During her tenure in Belgium, Ambassador Campbell Bauer was recognized by the Association for the Furtherance of Peace with the ‘Flame of Peace‘ award in 2016, presented to her alongside the first president of the European Council, Count Herman Van Rompuy, former Kosovar Minister of European Affairs, Dr Mimoza Ahmetaj as well as then Slovenian Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg, Matjaž Šinkovec.
Campbell Bauer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Occidental College located in Los Angeles, California, her home federal state. Besides her native English, she masters the French language rather well.
Diplomatic ties between Monaco and the USA go back to May 1866, when the first Monégasque consul to the United States, Louis Borg, presented his credentials. Ties at ambassadorial level were agreed in 2006, and thereupon the then serving US Ambassador in France, Craig Stapleton, was accredited to Monaco. Monégasque diplomat Gilles Noghès was then appointed head of mission to the United States and subsequently to Canada, serving his term until 2013. Incumbent Monégasque Ambassador to the United States is Maguy Maccario Doyle.
Quotidian relations US relations to the principality are managed by the US Consulate General in Marseille, led by Consul General Kristen Grauer.
For further information
Princely Palace of Monaco: https://palais.mc/fr/actualites/s-a-s-le-prince-albert-ii/audience/2022/septembre/s-e-mme-denise-campbell-bauer-nouvelle-ambassadrice-extraordinaire-et-plenipotentiaire-des-etats-unis-a-monaco-3547.html
U.S. Embassy in the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco: https://fr.usembassy.gov/our-relationship/our-ambassador/