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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Colombia

Visitor Description Date
President-elect Ospina In U.S. April 24–June 2; visited New York City. May 3–5, 1922
President-elect Olaya In U.S. April 20–July 2, visiting Chicago, New York City, New London (Connecticut), and West Point. Revisited Washington June 18. June 2–5, 1930
President-elect Lopez Afterwards visited New York City, June 26–July 5. June 24–26, 1934
President-elect Lopez Guest of U.S. Government. In U.S. July 3–28, visiting New York City and Miami (Florida). July 7–11, 1942
President Lopez Signed the UN Declaration. Arrived in U.S. November 26, to obtain medical treatment for his wife at Mayo Clinic, Rochester (Minnesota). Visited New York City. January 17, 1944
President-elect Ospina Arrived in the U.S. June 2. Also visited Miami, New York City, and Tennessee. June 5–8, 1946
President Lleras State visit at Washington and at Camp David (Maryland) In U.S. April 4–17, visiting Charleston (South Carolina), Hot Springs and Roanoke (Virginia), New York City, and Miami. April 5–8, 1960
President-elect Valencia Informal visit. In U.S. June 20–July 28, visiting New York City and Baltimore (Maryland); obtained medical treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital. June 23–27, 1962
President Carlos Lleras Restrepo State visit. In U.S. June 11–18; visited Williamsburg and New York City. June 12–13, 1969
President Alfonso Lopez Michelson State visit. In U.S. September 24–30. Private visit to New York City. September 25–27, 1975
President Belisario Betancur Official Working Visit. April 2–4, 1985
President Virgilio Barco Vargas Met with President Bush September 28 during a private visit. September 27–28, 1989
President Virgilio Barco Vargas Private visit. June 5, 1990
President-elect Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Met with President Bush during a private visit. July 13, 1990
President Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. September 29, 1990
President Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Official working visit. Afterwards visited Miami. February 25–27, 1991
President Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Attended Drug Summit in San Antonio, Texas. February 26–27, 1992
President Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Met with President Clinton at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. September 27, 1993
President Ernesto Samper Pizano Attended the Summit of the Americas in Miami, Florida. December 9–11, 1994
President-elect Andres Pastrana Met with President Clinton during a private visit. August 1–2, 1998
President Andres Pastrana State visit. October 27–28, 1998
President Andres Pastrana Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 1999
President Andres Pastrana Private visit; addressed U.S. Conference of Mayors. January 24–26, 2000
President Andres Pastrana Working visit; arrived in the US February 24, addressed the National Governors’ Association. February 24–27, 2001
President Andres Pastrana Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 11, 2001
President Andres Pastrana Working visit. April 16–19, 2002
President-elect Alvaro Uribe Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 20, 2002
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. September 23–26, 2002
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. April 29–May 5, 2003
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. September 30–October 1, 2003
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. March 22–25, 2004
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. Met with President Bush in Crawford, Texas. August 4, 2005
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. February 14–18, 2006
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. June 13–14, 2006
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. May 1–4, 2007
President Alvaro Uribe Working visit. September 18–21, 2008
President Alvaro Uribe Met with President Bush at the Council of the Americas in New York City. September 24, 2008
President Alvaro Uribe Received the Presidential medal of Freedom along with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard. January 13, 2009
President Alvaro Uribe Working Visit. June 29, 2009
President Juan Manuel Santos Met with President Obama at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. September 24, 2010
President Juan Manuel Santos Working visit. April 7, 2011
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon Working visit. December 2–4, 2013
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon Official Working Visit. February 4, 2016
President Juan Manuel Santos Official Working Visit. May 18, 2017