The Global Engagement Center

By M. Scott Bortot and John D. Matchison “There is truth and there are lies. Lies told for power and for profit. And each of...
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...
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...

The Office of Foreign Missions

By Mary Kate Godfrey, Carina Sarracino, and Aaron Yost With a clear congressional mandate, minimal staff, seven domestic locations, and the ability to positively influence...
A Danish Demining Group deminer carefully extracts a landmine from the side of the mountain in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of the Danish Demining Group

Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement

Opening photo: A Danish Demining Group deminer carefully extracts a landmine from the side of the mountain in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of the Danish...
President John F. Kennedy (right) and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (left) host a State Dinner at the White House in honor of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (second from left) and his daughter Indira Gandhi of India, Nov. 7, 1961. The Office of the Chief of Protocol helps coordinate all such official visits by foreign leaders. Photo courtesy of John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Office of the Chief of Protocol

President John F. Kennedy (right) and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (left) host a State Dinner at the White House in honor of Prime Minister...
From left: Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Philip T. Reeker and Slovak Political Director Roman Bužek sign a memorandum of understanding establishing a regular U.S.-Slovakia Strategic Dialogue, in Washington, October 2020. State Department photo

Office of Central European Affairs

By John M. Grondelski  In the recent past a planned trip to a Central European country by a Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR)...
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...

Office of Global Social Media

Opening illustration: The Department of State’s flagship social media accounts communicate foreign policy priorities to a global audience. Images of tweets from flagship @StateDept,...
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,...