Ambassador Herman J. Cohen (Ret)

Title:  Diplomat, Consultant
to United States Investors in Africa
Company: Department of State
Location: Washington, DC United States


  • American Academy of Diplomacy
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • French International School, Washington, DC (president, 1984-1995)
  • Global Coalition for Africa
  • John’s Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • National Security Council
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Honoree, Lifetime Contributions to American Diplomacy, American Foreign Service Association (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1990-1993, 2019)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Politics,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2014)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Honor Award (1993)
  • Recipient, Presidential Meritorious Rank Award (1989)
  • Recipient, Senior Foreign Service Award (1987, 1984)
  • Recipient, Christian A. Herter Award, United States Department of State (1982)
  • Recipient, Mozambique Lifetime Achievement Award (1982)
  • Recipient, 2000 Douglas Dillon Award
  • Recipient, Decorated Legion of Honor, France
  • Recipient, Order of Leopold II, Belgium
  • Recipient, Townsend Harris Award for outstanding career achievement, CCNY Alumni Association

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