Consulate email: [email protected] (N.B.: this email is for general queries ONLY; we will NOT reply to any query concerning consular formalities sent to the email above).
For consular affairs and formalities, please call or email the relevant consular section and employee below:
Ambassador Dr Abir Audi
Mrs. Maha Karnib
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 7
Fax: 1 (212) 794-1510
Mr. Gaby Noufaily
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 1
Mr. Maher Takkoush
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 5
Mr. Ayman Salman
|Registration of Vital Events|
Mr. Tony Barkachy
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 3
|Legalization/ Powers of Attorney|
Mr. Habib Osman
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 2
About the consul General
Diplomat, Philosopher, Scholar, Author, Poet.
Dr. Audi was promoted to the rank Ambassador in 2017. A senior career diplomat for the Government of Lebanon, she has previously served as First Secretary at Lebanon’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations – Geneva (2000-2001), as Consul General in Paris (2002-2012), and as Chief of Diplomatic Mission in Tokyo (2016-2017). She was appointed Consul General of Lebanon in New York in December 2019.
Ambassador Audi holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University, Paris, and a Master’s degree in Political Science from the American University of Beirut.
In addition to her diplomatic and academic careers, Dr Audi is also an internationally published author of several books, translated into several languages, and numerous articles in the fields of Philosophy, Spirituality, Politics, Poetry, and Literature, as well as several works on International Law and Organizations, most of which were adopted as official documents by the UN.
She speaks fluent English, French, Arabic, and German.