Date: 05/17/2018 Description: Wining photograph: women look over a sunset - State Dept Image

Citizen Diplomacy Photo Exhibit

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 on display May 21 to 24, 2018. Read More>>

Date: 04/20/2018 Description: Jazz Ambassador interacts with kids in the Red Square - State Dept Image

Jazz Ambassadors Panel and Performance

During Jazz Appreciation Month, the United States Diplomacy Center commemorated the outstanding contributions of jazz musicians and other artists to U.S. diplomacy. The Diplomacy Center hosted a panel discussion on jazz’s diplomatic mission in the Cold War and the continuing role of cultural diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy. After the panel, attendees enjoyed a jazz performance by students of the Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education (FAME) and an opportunity to tour our temporary “Jam Session” photography exhibit. Read More>>

Date: 04/04/2018 Description: Panelists discuss Marshall Plan - State Dept Image

A Legacy Remembered

The United States Diplomacy Center, in cooperation with the George C. Marshall Foundation commemorated the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Marshall Plan into law with a program at the Center on Tuesday, April 3. A panel discussion of “Perspectives on the Marshall Plan” was moderated by Ambassador Thomas Pickering. Panelists include Ambassador Henne Shuwer of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Ambassador Peter Wittig of the Federal Republic of Germany; ambassador David O’Sullivan of the European Union; and Assistant Secretary A. Wess Mitchell of the Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Read More>>