Embassy Prague mailroom clerk honored for 50 years of service

Embassy Prague honored locally employed staff member Miroslav Bartunek (left) with a Certificate of Appreciation for 50 years of service presented by Ambassador Michael J. Dodman (right), chargé d’affaires to U.S. Embassy Prague, during...

Director General welcomes combined Foreign Service class

Director General of the Foreign Service Marcia Bernicat (right) leads the combined 166/212 Foreign Service class through the oath of office during a ceremony at the Harry S Truman Building in Washington, Sept. 11....

Flashback: October 1966

The October 1966 issue highlighted the burgeoning role of computers in foreign affairs statistical analysis. The feature article examined the Department of State’s potential adoption of then-cutting edge hardware into its workflow, encouraging agencies...

Loan Forgiveness Waiver nearing expiry

Department of State employees may be eligible to receive credit for student loan payments that previously did not qualify for the Public Loan Service Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The PSLF Limited Waiver, which reimburses qualified...

Embassy Phnom Penh hosts YSEALI orientation

Embassy Phnom Penh’s public affairs section hosted a pre-departure orientation for seven professionals selected for the Spring 2022 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professionals Fellowship program in the United States, June 9. Their...

Embassy Lima inaugurates INL substance abuse treatment program

Ambassador Lisa Kenna (back row, eighth from right) inaugurated the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs’ Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) substance abuse treatment program at the San Juan...

ConGen Munich community celebrates Pride

The U.S. Consulate General in Munich celebrated Pride during the month of July, from supporting the “queer:raum” event in which 20 LGBTQIA+ artists performed, to participating in the largest Pride parade in southern Germany,...

Media Mentorship Program strengthens Liberian journalist network

The public affairs section at Embassy Monrovia recently worked with its first cohort of young, up-and-coming Liberian journalists to help build capacity, create a support network, and link the group with professional U.S.-based speakers...

Ambassador visits Central American food and agriculture projects

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Cindy McCain traveled to Guatemala and Honduras, July 23-30, to visit the ongoing U.S.-funded U.N. food and agriculture projects and meet with government officials, U.N....

EUR wellness days alleviate employee stress

In June, the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) held two bureau-wide “Wellness Days” designed to relieve employees from the stress of their jobs to focus on their mental, emotional, and physical health....

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Michael Cunningham. Cunningham smiles on the right.