Assistive technology, such as the DaVinci Pro HD/OCR Text-to-Speech Desktop Magnifier in the Access Center (on the left), allows individuals to magnify documents and have text read aloud to them. Photo by Heidi Howland.

The Office of Accessibility and Accommodations Section 508 Team

Opening Photo: Assistive technology, such as the DaVinci Pro HD/OCR Text-to-Speech Desktop Magnifier in the Access Center (on the left), allows individuals to magnify...
The Office of Global Partnerships is a small team working to advance private sector engagement across the Department. Photo courtesy of the Office of Global Partnerships

Office of Global Partnerships

By Megan Soller The Office of Global Partnerships (GP), a small office in the Department of State that has existed for more than a decade,...
EXBS conducts visit, board, search, and seizure training for Yemen Coast Guard to interdict illicit weapons trafficking. Photo courtesy of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime Global Maritime Crime Programme

Export Control and Border Security

Visit, board, search, and seize training for Yemen Coast Guard to interdict illicit weapons trafficking. Photo courtesy of the United Nations Office of Drugs...
The Office of Conservation and Water’s 20-person team works to protect nature for people’s benefit worldwide, while also supporting the U.S. private sector. Photo by Amanda J. Richard

Office of Conservation and Water

By Annie Arbuthnot Tigers poached in India, trees illegally felled in Peru, seeds stored in Morocco, and the quality of drinking water in Southeast Asia...
From left: Members of GPS Washington, D.C., Senior Visual Information Specialists Monika Wesolowski and Lamya El-Shacke, Marketing Director Roberta Mather, Printing Specialist Loretta Moore, Financial Auditing Specialist Camilla Palmer and acting Deputy Director Pamela Holton. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

Global Publishing Solutions

By Roberta H. Mather Carrying the “Imagine. Create. Deliver” mantra as the Department of State’s central printing authority for more than 70 years, Global Publishing...
Illustration by Elisabeth Schettle

GTM Diversity and Inclusion Unit

By Melissa Ledesma-Leese   To meet its diplomatic mission more effectively, the Department of State is working on a comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy that will...
A Diplomatic Security Service special agent (fourth from right) along with U.S. and Armenian law enforcement officials return a U.S. fugitive wanted for second-degree sexual abuse. The fugitive pleaded guilty in May 2018 and is serving 25 years in the state of Iowa. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security Service

The Overseas Criminal Investigations Division

Opening photo: A Diplomatic Security Service special agent (fourth from right) along with U.S. and Armenian law enforcement officials return a U.S. fugitive wanted...

The Overseas Development Program

By Nicola A. P. Cullen The purpose of the Overseas Development Program (ODP) is to create a cadre of mid-level Civil Service (CS) employees with...
A school of tiny reef fish face off with a larger predator in the waters off Frederiksted, St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

The Office of Marine Conservation

A school of tiny reef fish face off with a larger predator in the waters off Frederiksted, St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Burning candles are a symbol of Holocaust Remembrance Days around the world. Photo by Irisphoto1

Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues

Opening photo: Lit candles are a symbol of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. By Deborah Guido-O’Grady In his first public remarks as secretary of state, Antony Blinken...