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Fostering awareness & relationships between Arizonans & our international friends since 1961.


Consular and Emeriti members of the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona represent countries spanning the globe.



Join us for an upcoming event to connect with other international-minded community members.



The Scholarship Award is a nonrenewable financial award in the amount of $5,000 toward the pursuit of graduate study at an Arizona university.


Donate to the Thunderbird School of Global Management scholarship fund >


Executive Leadership


The Honorable Alfredo Molina

Honorary Consul of Spain

Who We Are

The Diplomatic Corps of Arizona (DCAZ) provides a forum for the accredited consuls in Arizona by supporting fellow Consuls and Consulates in their respective diplomatic outreach, by building relationships with governments and community, and fostering business, educational and cultural endeavors.
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Recent News & Events

Welcome Citizens

January 27, 2024

Diplomatic Corps members gather at Molina Fine Jewelers during our annual planning session.

Welcome Citizens

September 19, 2023

The Hon. Enrique Melendez is presented with the Hispanic Heritage Award at the Fountain Hills City Council in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Welcome Citizens

June 2023

Diplomatic Corps sponsored the pilot of the Global Ties Arizona Young Diplomats Program where 22 students across the Greater Phoenix Area joined together to learn about diplomacy and civic engagement.

Welcome Citizens

May 2023

Honorary Consul Fernande Hastert Kuykendall was awarded the Order of Merit while visiting Luxembourg

Celebrating the Life of a Dear Friend

Robert Paul LeMarr


Throughout his life, Robert Paul LeMarr (Bob) was devoted to his community. He became the Honorary Consul for Ecuador in 1962, marking the beginning of a distinguished service within the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona, where he later served as Chairman. He co-founded the Men's Art Council at the Phoenix Art Museum and served on numerous boards, including the DFA Foundation, Child Crisis Arizona (formerly the Crisis Nursery), the Arizona Kidney Foundation, the National Kidney Foundation, and the University of Colorado Foundation. Bob was honored by President Ronald Reagan with an appointment to the Advisory Board of the Peace Corps, recognizing his commitment to global harmony.

Read more his full obituary and share your condolences on his memory board here.

Upcoming Events

Ambassadors' Ball

34th Annual Ambassadors' Ball Honoring the United States of America

November 16, 2024
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix