Michael Carpenter
Ambassador, U.S. Mission to the OSCE
Michael Carpenter

“Where we clearly need more improvement is in the inclusion of women in mediation and leadership roles in the OSCE and other international organizations. … Again, this is not about ‘doing a favor‘ for women – this is to make better policy and improve outcomes for all.”


I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

I will organize a public event to shine a spotlight on the women, peace, and security agenda in support of Ukraine.
I will model and champion a healthy work-life balance within the U.S. Mission to the OSCE and ensure that all recurring internal meetings at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE are scheduled between the hours of 09:30 am and 4:00 pm.