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Diplomacy in Action

Mission and Values


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Mission

Create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.

Values

Loyalty:
Commitment to the United States and the American people.

Character
Maintenance of high ethical standards and integrity.

Service
Excellence in the formulation of policy and management practices with room for creative dissent.  Implementation of policy and management practices, regardless of personal views.

Accountability
Responsibility for achieving United States foreign policy goals while meeting the highest performance standards.

Community
Dedication to teamwork, professionalism, and the customer perspective.

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