Washington D.C.
Inside American Diplomacy With the Foreign Service
Discuss foreign policy with diplomats, attend international briefings and go behind the scenes of “Embassy Row” as you gain special access to the U.S. Foreign Service.
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Program No. 18260RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

What do U.S. diplomats in the Foreign Service do? Their mission is manifold: to promote peace, support national security goals, advance U.S. business and agricultural interests and protect American citizens. Gain in-depth, behind-the-scenes knowledge of life in the Foreign Service from active and retired officers and ambassadors who share their personal experiences firsthand. Examine pressing U.S. foreign policy issues in action — enhanced by Q&A sessions — to better understand what tomorrow may bring.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking and standing; must be able to get on/off bus.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy frank and forthcoming engagement with experts in the field of foreign policy and diplomacy.
  • Visit a foreign embassy, learn a language like a diplomat and explore diplomatic history.
  • Delve into Washington’s diplomatic community on a narrated fieldtrip to “Embassy Row.”

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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