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Keeping sensitive products secure during pandemic

The Diplomatic Security Service’s Special Security Operations Document Control Branch (DCB) protects some of the Department of State’s most sensitive information. Given its essential mission, DCB has continued operating through the COVID-19 pandemic. Located...
Dr. Jen Welter demonstrates ladder drills during a Facebook Live event hosted by the Sports Diplomacy Division, May 6.

Sports Diplomacy hosts virtual fitness sessions

The Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Division featured Jen Welter, the first female coach in the National Football League and former defensive...

IVLP alum assists underprivileged in India

Employees of the NGO Jagriti Yagra, recently assembled ration aid for stranded migrant workers. Jagriti Yagra’s CEO Ashutosh Kumar, a 2013 International...

NMAD releases new online exhibit

The National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) launched a virtual exhibit entitled “Bringing #AmericansHome: Diplomats on the Front Line of COVID-19”, May...

Recognizing outstanding public diplomacy initiatives

The Public Diplomacy Association of America (PDAA)—a not-for-profit, voluntary association of public diplomacy professionals—announced the winners of its annual awards for excellence...

Assisting flood victims in Uzbekistan

U.S Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum participated in the handover of an assistance package for flood victims worth more than $11,000 from...

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GTM launches lifeline for managers

By Hyun Bo Sim As the Department of State continues to develop and promote workplace flexibilities to make careers more desirable for its employees, supporting and developing managers has become a high...

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