Date: 11/2017 Description: Students - State Dept Image

International Education Week

International Education Week, observed this year November 13-17, is an opportunity to reflect on the increasingly global environment in which we live and, consequentially, the need to prepare American youth to live, work, and thrive in the global arena. The United States Diplomacy Center aims to do just that through its Diplomacy Simulation Program. A library of eight thematic simulations is now online and freely available to educators who wish to add a global dimension to their classrooms. Read More>>

Date: 10/2017 Description: Foreign Service Officer, Robert Warne, engages Vietnamese villagers on economics.  © US State Department

Stories of Diplomacy: Up Close and Personal

On October 18th, the Center hosted a personal stories event of diplomats in 1960s rural Vietnam. Retired Foreign Service Officer Robert Warne, his spouse Susanna, and Rufus Phillips, an expert advisor to the Kennedy administration and initiator of the Rural Affairs Program, shared their stories of countering communist influence through improving living conditions, education, and building close relationships with the locals. Read More>>

Date: 09/2017 Description: Piece of Berlin Wall going into USDC - State Dept Image

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. Read More»