Remembrance, Reflection, Resilience Twenty years ago on a summer morning, two U.S. embassies in Africa fell victim to coordinated and nearly simultaneous truck bombs – later linked to the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda. Fifty-six U.S. government employees, contractors, and family members were killed. From the ashes, countless survivors pulled together and rebuilt strengthened and resilient communities. […]
Discover the Untold Stories of U.S. Diplomacy
Through programs exhibits and artifacts we educate and inspire our visitors about the history practice and challenges of diplomacy and honor our Nation’s diplomats.
Hear stories from topic experts, historians and diplomats on the ground.
Nowhere else does a museum collection exist that is solely dedicated to our nation’s diplomatic history.
Immerse students in the world of American diplomacy
Signature Segment of the Berlin Wall
Once the Berlin Wall was the iconic symbol of the Cold War. Now, with its signatures of world leaders who played a significant role in bringing down the wall and advancing German reunification, this segment now stands as a symbol of diplomacy and strong transatlantic relations.
The United States Diplomacy Center offers first-hand stories of American diplomacy. See our most recent programs with featuring diplomats, foreign policy experts, historians and other people from the ground in our Pavilion’s lower level.
In May, over one hundred students competed in the student-led hackathon, MakeSPP, in Jersey City, New Jersey. Samay Shamdasani, along with his co-organizers, Shashwat Punjani, Nathan Blumenfeld, Jonas Eaton, Thomas Narramore, Dan Ambrosio, Owen Kealey, and Tyler Greene organized the hackathon. Hackathons are collaborative, competitive events where computer programmers are provided raw data or project prompts from a […]
The United States Diplomacy Center is pleased to host an exhibit featuring the finalists of the 2017-2018 Citizen Diplomacy Challenge Photo Contest run by the Office of Alumni Affairs in the Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Twenty top photos, submitted by Americans who took part in international exchange programs sponsored by the Department, will be […]
Speed Mentoring In honor of International Women’s History Month, the Diplomacy Center organized a speed mentorship event for State Department interns, offering them a unique opportunity to network with Foreign Service and Civil Service female leaders at the State Department representing diverse ranks, cones, and backgrounds. The event was organized in cooperation with the Office […]
On April 3, in cooperation with the George C. Marshall Foundation, the United States Diplomacy Center held an event recognizing the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the European Recovery Program, more commonly known as the Marshall Plan. 125 guests attended, including Marshall Foundation and Diplomacy Center Foundation Board members, academics, and Department of State […]