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Under Secretary for Management

Office of Management Policy, Rightsizing, and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Management Policy, Rightsizing, and Innovation (M/PRI) is the Under Secretary for Management’s central management analysis organization. M/PRI is comprised of three staffs that handle management policy, rightsizing, and innovation.

Key Topics

National Security Decision Directive (NSDD) 38

The National Security Decision Directive (NSDD) 38 dated June 2, 1982, gives the Chief of Mission (COM) control of the size, composition, and mandate of overseas full-time mission staffing for all U.S. Government agencies.

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Sustainability at the U.S. Department of State

The Greening Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) is driven by the concept of eco-diplomacy, a term the Department coined to reflect the importance of leveraging the Department’ facilities and operations as a strategic platform to advance the conservation of natural resources and highlight U.S. environmental technological and policy successes.

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