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  • Term

    Free Trade

    A policy where a government does not discriminate against imports or interfere with exports by applying tariffs or subsidies in international trade

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    Foreign Service

    The diplomatic service of the United States under the umbrella of the Department of State. Foreign Service Officers serve overseas formulating and implementing foreign policy and aiding U.S. citizens abroad.

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    Foreign aid

    Assistance (often in the form of economic aid) provided by one nation to another.

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    Foreign affairs

    The relations among states within the international system, including the roles of states and international organizations; can also include the roles of non-governmental organizations and multinational corporations.

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    Foreign policy

    In the United States, the plan or strategy that the President and senior policymakers define and establish to achieve national objectives and interests.

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    Formal diplomacy

    This is government-to-government diplomacy – also called Track I Diplomacy – that goes through formal, traditional channels of communication to communicate with foreign governments (written documents, meetings, summits, diplomatic visits, etc). This type of diplomacy is conducted by diplomats of one nation with diplomats and other officials of another nation or international organization.

  • Practices

    Fishing Rights

    The Office of Marine Conservation is a part of the Department’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. To support the U.S. fishing…

  • Practices

    Food Security

    The Department of State is committed to working as part of a global effort to improve food security. To support this commitment, the Secretary created the Office…

  • People

    Frances Elizabeth Willis

    Death July 23, 1983 Recognition/Achievement First female career Foreign Service Officer to serve as an Ambassador Role/Rank Ambassador Biography Frances Willis graduated from Stanford University…