Event Details

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

AZERBAIJAN: Breakfast Briefing with the Honorable Earle Litzenberger, Ambassador of the United States to Azerbaijan

Event Information

Date & time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
9:00AM - 10:30AM


Washington, DC


Amanda Knarr at +1-202-848-1009 or a-knarr@bciu.org

For more information, please contact Amanda Knarr at a-knarr@bciu.org or +1-202-848-1009.


Biographical Information

Lee Litzenberger was confirmed by the U.S. Senate January 2, 2019 as U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

Ambassador Litzenberger served previously as Senior Advisor and Senior Bureau Official in the Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs. He also has served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels from 2014-2017, the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia from 2010-2013, and the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 2006-2009. He was the NATO Deputy Senior Civilian Representative in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2013-2014.

Ambassador Litzenberger’s other overseas assignments include the U.S. Mission to the European Union, Brussels, and the U.S. Embassies in Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, and Algeria, as well as the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille, France. He has held several other positions at the Department of State in Washington, DC, including in the Office of the Deputy Secretary, and as State Department Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund.

Ambassador Litzenberger holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Middlebury College and an Masters in Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.