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New York

Foreign Policy in Chautauqua With the American Foreign Service

Program No. 6881RJ
Alongside ambassadors and Foreign Service officers, explore the complex issues of U.S. diplomacy, enjoying lectures and gaining insider knowledge.

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At a Glance

Examine the challenges facing U.S. diplomacy and the functions of embassies and consulates during this fascinating program designed in collaboration with the American Foreign Service Association. Investigate case studies and take part in expert-led discussions with retired diplomats. Spend the week with ambassadors and foreign service officers and their spouses in a wonderfully informal and friendly, yet very educational atmosphere. And take part in fascinating lectures, followed by Q & A sessions, as speakers share their wealth of expertise and experience on the world of foreign policy.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking through hotel and to meals. Handicap accessible shuttles to classes and entertainment.

What You'll Learn

  • Gain insight from Foreign Service experts on key issues, including peace in the Middle East and security in Europe.
  • Examine global stability obstacles posed by developing nations' population growth, poverty and nuclear proliferation.
  • Engage with Ambassadors and veteran Foreign Service officers as they discuss America’s professional diplomats and how they assist U.S. citizens and protect U.S. interests in the world.

General Notes

Please check back around 3 months prior to the start of your program for a list of topics and instructors. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. Airport transfer available at added cost.

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