Office of Government Affairs

Government Affairs is the primary contact agency on state and national issues and has the responsibility of establishing, maintaining, and coordinating activities with international dignitaries, delegations, or visitors.

Government Affairs promotes develops, and maintains regional cooperation in Northeast Ohio and oversees all interaction and coordination with Cleveland City Council.

This office establishes policy by introducing, working, and passing legislation through Cleveland City Council.

Additionally, Government Affairs is the primary liaison between the Administration and Cleveland City Council and oversees all Mayoral appointments to internal and external boards and commissions.

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City of Cleveland Foreign Consular Corps

Peter C. Kole, Honorary Consul
Consulate of the Republic of Albania
1200 West 58th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Phone: 216.631.1755
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James R. Bright, Honorary Consul
Duchy of Luxembourg
2000 Huntington Building
925 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 216.696.4700
Fax: 216.696.2706
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Assistant: Debbie Oberst

Paul Allaer, Honorary Consul
Belgian Consulate
c/o Thompson Hine
312 Walnut Street, Suite 1400
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-4089
Phone: 513.352.6658
Fax: 513.241.4771
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Peter Andrè de la Porte, Honorary Consul
Consulate of the Netherlands
640 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: 440.365.1123
Fax: 440.365.8326
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Daniel D. Ujczo, Honorary Consul
Consulate of Canada
600 Renaissance Center, Suite 1100
Detroit, Michigan 48243-1798
Phone: 313.446.7010
Fax: 313.567.2164
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Alan L. Rosca, Honorary Consul General of Romania in Ohio
Leader Building, Suite 401
526 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.577.3009
Fax: 888.411.0038
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J. Christian Langmack, Honorary Consul
Royal Danish Consulate
13400 Glenside Road Ohio 44110
Phone: 216.541.0500
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Assistant: Judy Stoiner

Alex Machaskee, Honorary Consul
Republic of Serbia
7803 Brookpark Road
Parma, Ohio 44129
Phone: 216.716.4305
Fax: 216.344.2015
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Stephen J. Knerly, Jr., Honorary Consul
Consulate of France
3300 BP Tower
200 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44114-2301
Phone: 216.621.7277
Fax: 216.241.2824
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Assistant: Lynne Braver
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Alenka Jerak, Consul General of Slovenia in Ohio
1100 Superior Avenue, Suite 720
Cleveland, OH, 44114
Phone: 216.771.7010
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Diana M. Thimmig, Honorary Consul
Consulate of Germany
c/o Roetzel & Andress
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 9th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.696.7078 or 216.623.0150
Fax: 216.623.0134
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Assistant: Jennifer: 216.696.7967
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Manuel M. Lopez, Honorary Consul
Consulate of Spain
15112 Windsong Drive
Middlefield, Ohio 44062
Phone: 216.531.0761
Fax: 440.321.1063
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Laszlo Bojtos, Honorary Consul
General Consulate General of Hungary
11312 Fitzwater Road
Brecksville, Ohio 44141
Phone: 440.717.0238
Fax: 440.717.0238
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Malou Monago, Honorary Consul
Consulate of Sweden
11610 Euclide Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Phone: 216.621.4995
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Mr. Ezio Listati, Honorary Consul
Italian Consulate
1111 Superior Avenue
Suite 412
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216.255.5431
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Marianne Bernadotte, Honorary Consul
Consulate of Switzerland
2711 Cranlyn Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
Phone: 440.546.1370
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Suzan Mouzi, Consul General
Consulate General of Lebanon
31000 Town Center, Suite 2450
v, Michigan 48075
Phone: 248.945.3511
Fax: 313.758.0756
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Andrew J. Futey, Honorary Consul
Consulate of the Ukraine
5581 Ridge Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44129
Phone: 440.785.3354
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Ingrida Bublys, Honorary General Consul
Republic of Lithuania
1 Bratenahl Place, Suite 1110
Bratenahl, Ohio 44108-1155
Phone: 440.946.3388
Mob: 216.798.5136
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United Kingdom
Sandra Morgan, Honorary Consul
Consulate of the United Kingdom
16050 Henly Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44112
Phone: 216.272.7942
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