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The Foreign Service Journal
The Foreign Service Journal covers foreign affairs from an insider's perspective, providing thought-provoking articles on international issues, the practice of diplomacy and the U.S. Foreign Service. Including the AFSA News section, The Journal is published monthly (January-February and July-August issues combined) by the American Foreign Service Association.
The December issue focuses on the International Visitor Leadership Program.
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FOCUS ON THE INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
America’s premier exchange program is 75 this year. In this selection of personal experiences, participants offer insight into its unique effectiveness.
IVLP’s partners and stakeholders are examining the challenges ahead and exploring ways to renew the program to ensure continuing success.
Retired Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent Richard C. Longworth discusses his 1977 “Primer for Diplomats,” a concise and still timely survey of the duties of diplomats and the importance of diplomacy.
Improvements in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid are slated for the 2017-2018 academic year.
For most Foreign Service families, the education of their children is a primary bidding concern. Here is an overview of the many options.
Refining Our Message
Proving Public Diplomacy Programs Work
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