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January 9, 2009

Learn a Foreign Language: Scholarships Available

About the Author: Melvin W. Hall serves in the Youth Programs Division of the State Department's Bureau of Educational and… more
January 2, 2009

DipNote: Looking Back, Looking Forward

About the Author: Luke Forgerson serves as DipNote's Managing Editor. Last week, we revealed DipNote’s most popular entries in 2008.… more
December 24, 2008

2008: DipNote's Year in Review

About the Author: Luke Forgerson serves as DipNote's Managing Editor. Related Entry: U.S. Department of State and Social Media: Tell… more
December 20, 2008

Irena Baruch Wiley: An Artist at Large in the Diplomatic World

Priscilla Linn, Curator at the U.S. Diplomacy Center , provides information about the exhibit: " An Artist at Large in… more
December 19, 2008

Vulnerable Minorities: Eradicating Today’s Form of Slavery

About the Author: Ambassador Mark P. Lagon is Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of the U.S.… more
December 12, 2008

Where Should the Secretary Make Her Final Official Visit?

During her tenure, Secretary Rice has traveled over one million miles in 88 days to 83 countries (as of September… more
December 10, 2008

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns Sixty

About the Author: David J. Kramer serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Today is… more
December 8, 2008

What Role Does the Private Sector Play in Human Rights?

About the Author: Adrienne Bory serves as the Public Affairs Officer for the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights… more
December 5, 2008

Do Nuclear Weapons Make the World More or Less Safe?

In recent months, there has been talk of Iran’s nuclear capability. So much of our diplomacy centers on the acquisition… more
December 4, 2008

Office of Children’s Issues Launches Intercountry Adoption Website

About the Author: Ryan Palsrok serves as the Public Outreach Coordinator in the Office of Children’s Issues. In recognition of… more