The Foreign Service Journal, June 2018

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | JUNE 2018 47 AFSA NEWS Rolling Moment of Silence Across the Globe In honor of Foreign Service Day, which, according to a 1996 Senate resolution, falls on the first Friday in May, embassies and consulates around the world paused to offer a moment of silence in memory of fallen Foreign Service colleagues. Members of the Foreign Service joined AFSA in observ- ing a moment of silence at almost 50 posts. In addi- tion to those pictured here, ceremonies were held in Abu Dhabi, Accra, Ankara, Athens, Baghdad, Bratislava, Cairo, Canberra, Dakar, Djibouti, Dublin, Georgetown, Harare, Kabul, Kolkata, Lagos, Lisbon, Ljubljana, Luanda, Maputo, Montreal, N’Djamena, Oslo, Panama City, Port of Spain, Praia, Rangoon, Reykjavik, Singapore, Sofia, Tbilisi, The Hague, Vilnius andWarsaw. Addressing participants in the global event fromWash- Caracas Continued on p. 48 Bandar Seri Begawan Bratislava Kuala Lumpur Conakry New Delhi Doha Geneva Podgorica Lima