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Meet The Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
Dr. Condoleezza Rice became the 66th Secretary of State on January 26, 2005. As she stated at her confirmation hearing, "we must use American diplomacy to help create a balance of power in the world that favors freedom. And the time for diplomacy is now."    Watch | Listen | Read the Secretary's Welcome
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Are you in grades K-6? If so, this area is for you! Join, "Pat, your Passport Pal" and play some fun activities.

News and Events
Date: 11/18/2008 Description: Secretary Rice anounces Ken Griffey, Jr., as an American Public Diplomacy Envoy, in the Treaty Room. State Dept PhotoNew American Public Diplomacy Envoy
Secretary Rice announced Ken Griffey, Jr., as a new American Public Diplomacy Envoy.

Sean McCormack on YouTube.Ask the State Department Spokesman
Anything you want to know about U.S. foreign policy? Send us a video question to be answered by Sean McCormack the State Department Spokesman. Please keep questions less than 60 seconds.

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Build a website that teaches about diplomacy and international affairs. Winners receive $2,000 scholarships!

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Democracy. Your Voice. Your Video.
The Challenge: Create a video short that completes the phrase "Democracy is…". More

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Parents and Educators
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Parents and Educators are the most important influencing factors on youth. Here are some resources to help you share the exciting world of foreign affairs with your children and students.
My Future with the State Department
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Learn how you can join the U.S. Department of State. Help develop a free, secure, and peaceful world. Create, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. Experience the world of a Foreign Service Officer. Explore opportunities for students at the Department of State.

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