Spotlight on Diplomacy
This Spotlight highlights the history of Camp David, a historic presidential retreat and international meeting site, particularly known as the location of the Camp David Accords negotiations.
Throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright used the power of jewelry to convey messages about foreign policy. In this online exhibit, you can explore the pins she wore and how she used them to communicate diplomatic messages.
Discover the history of the Berlin Wall as told through the voices of American diplomats in this scrolling timeline. Explore diplomatic events from the end of World War II in 1945 through Germany’s reunification in 1990.
By 1995, the Bosnian War had already claimed 200,000 lives and displaced 2 million others. On November 1, 1995, American diplomats brought the presidents of Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia to the negotiating table to end the war. These negotiations took place at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base outside of Dayton, Ohio. The agreement that came out of these discussions would be known as the Dayton Accords. Discover the history of the Dayton Accords in this online exhibit.
Discover how our nation’s diplomats protect the American people and advance security, prosperity, democracy, and development to benefit our country. This preview exhibit tells the often surprising story of how diplomacy has shaped our nation.
These are the members of the Foreign Service and Civil Service, as well as locally engaged staff and many others who manage our diplomatic relations and advance our nation’s interests around the world.
What does it mean to live a life of foreign service and what impact does this work truly have? Explore the history behind ambassadors, influential civilians, key diplomatic missions, treaties and more.