Exhibiting History

The entrance to the 9/11 exhibit at Embassy London shows impromptu offersings of commemorative objects that showcased how people around the world empathized with...

Further, Faster, Together

Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff set up for the televised broadcast of the regional K-pop competition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 2015. Photo by Eugene Bae
By Dana Marie Jea and Sung-Hoon Park Established in April 2011, the U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) diplomatic staff exchange program has hosted more than 20...

Important Legacy

By Yolonda Kerney  Terence Todman served as U.S. ambassador to six countries: Argentina, Chad, Costa Rica, Denmark, Guinea, and Spain; he was also the first...

Professional Cadre

Stunning Panoramic View of Ottawa River and Parliament. Photo by Facto Photo
By Katherine Brucker Canada is a country of immigrants, and approximately 78 of the Mission Canada’s 140 locally employed (LE) staff members began their careers...

Lingua Franca

By Marko Velikonja Every Foreign Service career is different, yet one experience remains shared among Foreign Service officers: the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) language test....

Bike Diplomacy 2.0

Embassy Seoul Information Specialist Jun Sang-woo gazes at the serene scene on one of the many dedicated bike trails on the Four Rivers Restoration Project. Photo by David Jea
Embassy Seoul Information Specialist Jun Sang-woo gazes at the serene scene on one of the many dedicated bike trails on the Four Rivers Restoration...

Maintaining Success

Thabang Leseteli (left) is a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) client who is happily married to Nthatisi Moleko (right) who has been on antiretroviral treatment since 2016. To stay safe and healthy, the couple is supported by PEPFAR through mothers2mothers. Photo by Thom Pierce
Thabang Leseteli (left) is a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) client who is happily married to Nthatisi Moleko (right) who has been on antiretroviral treatment since...

Marking Ten Years

By John Stowell and Maxine Lunn “ one of the most powerful ways that we can reduce carbon emissions. It’s also a huge potential source of...

Flagship Milestone

By Isaac D. Pacheco Throughout the second half of the 20th century, U.S. diplomacy underwent dramatic changes. In the wake of two world wars that...

Mapping Diplomatic History

By Brooke Marston The Office of the Geographer and Global Issues (GGI) in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research recently released the new U.S. Department of...