March 26, 2023
The United States has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Frawley Bagley as ambassador to Brazil.

The United States has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Frawley Bagley as ambassador to Brazil.

A view of the White House and the South Lawn in Washington, Friday, June 23, 2006. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Brasilia, January 19, 2022: US embassies and consulates in Brazil are reporting on the appointment announced by the White House. Elizabeth Frawley Bagley is a candidate for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Brazil.

All ambassadorial appointments must go through confirmation processes, including confirmation by the US Senate, before they are finalized. Embassies and consulates will share additional information in this regard as appropriate.

Biography: Elizabeth Frawley Bagley

Elizabeth F. Bagley has worked in diplomacy and law for more than four decades. His diplomatic experience includes serving as a senior advisor to Secretaries of State John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Madeleine Albright. He has served as Special Representative to the United Nations General Assembly, Special Representative for Global Partnerships, and US Ambassador to Portugal.

Mrs. Bagley is currently the owner and board member of cell phone company SBI in Show Low, Arizona. Earlier, Mrs. Bagley served as a consultant to the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Washington, DC, specializing in international law. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center and as a producer for ABC News in Paris, France and Washington, DC.

Early in her career, Ms. Bagley worked with the State Department and Congress on the Panama Canal Accords, was a special assistant on the Camp David Accords, and helped coordinate Congress for the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Accords) in Madrid, Spain. Mrs. Bagley holds a BA from Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.

Throughout his career, he received the Distinguished Honor Award from the Secretary of State, the Meridian International Public Diplomacy Award, and Portugal’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Infante d. He received many honors including Henrik.