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Department of State-Office Abbreviations

A

A ……….……………………………………...…….…..…...Bureau of Administration/
……………………………………………...…Assistant Secretary for Administration

A/DCP….…………………………………………Diplomatic Contingency Programs

A/DTSPO.………………………………………..…DiplomaticTelecommunications

A/EX…………………………….………….……..……..…Office of Executive Director

A/FBO………………………...……..……………………...Office of Foreign Buildings

A/FBO/OPS/ART……………….……………………....…………….Art in Embassies

A/LM………..…………………….Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Logistics

A/OPE………………..…………………..…………...Office of Procurement Executive

A/OPR………….………….Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations

A/RPS……..Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Records and Publishing

AC……………..……………………….……..………………..Bureau of Arms Control

ADB…………….……………………………….……………Asian Development Bank

AF…………..………………………….……………..………..Bureau of African Affairs/
………………………………………...Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

AIT…………………………………….…………………American Institute in Taiwan

B

BBG………………………….……………………..Broadcasting Board of Governors

BECC....………………………..….Border Environment Cooperation Commission

 

C

C……………….…………...…………………………..Counselor of the Department

CA…….………..…………………………………..……….Bureau of Consular Affairs

CA/OCS/CI…...…………………………………...……….Office of Children’s Issues

CA/PPT…………………………………………………….Office of Passport Services

CA/PPT/BN…………………………………………………..Boston Passport Agency

CA/PPT/CG………………………….……………………..Chicago Passport Agency

CA/PPT/HH……………………..…………………………Honolulu Passport Agency

CA/PPT/HN……………………………….………………..Houston Passport Agency

CA/PPT/LA………………………………………….…Los Angeles Passport Agency

CA/PPT/MM…………………………………………….……..Miami Passport Agency

CA/PPT/No…………………………………...……….New Orleans Passport Agency

CA/PPT/NPC……..……………………National Passport Center, Portsmouth, NH

CA/PPT/NY……….……………………….………………New York Passport Agency

CA/PPT/PA…………………….………………………Philadelphia Passport Agency

CA/PPT/SE……….………………….……………………….Seattle Passport Agency

CA/PPT/SF……………………..……………………San Francisco Passport Agency

CA/PPT/SIA…………………………………………….……Special Issuance Agency

CA/PPT/SM……………………….……………………….Stamford Passport Agency

CA/PPT/WN……...…………………………………….Washington Passport Agency

CA/VO………….….…………..………..Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Service

CA/VO/NVC………………………………….National Visa Center, Portsmouth, NH

CEA…………………………………………….………Council of Economic Advisors

CIEP…..…………...………………….…..Council on International Economic Policy

CIO…………………………………………………………….Chief Information Officer

D

D…………………….…………………………Office of the Deputy Secretary of State

DRL……….……………………..Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

DRL/CRA……………………………..Office of Asylum Affairs and Country Reports

DRL/BA………………….…………………………………….Office of Bilateral Affairs

DRL/IRF……………..Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom

DRL/LEA…………..…………………………...…Office of Labor and External Affairs

DRL/MLA…………....…….……………………….……….Office of Multilateral Affairs

DS……….…………...……………….…Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security

DS/CIS/DO………….…………………………..……..Office of Domestic Operations

DS/EX………………………………………..…………………….…Executive Director

DS/EX/OA………………………...……………………………Office of Administration

DS/EX/PPB……….………………..…………Office of Policy, Planning, and Budget

DS/OFM………….. Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Foreign Missions

DS/OFM…………………………………………………….Office of Foreign Missions

E

E………………………...…..Under Secretary for Economic and Agricultural Affairs

EAP………………………...……………….Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

EB…………………………..………..…..Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

ECA………….………………..…………Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

EEOC………………………..……….Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EUR………………………………………………..………Bureau of European Affairs

EX-IM BANK…………………..…………………………………….Export-Import Bank

F

FAA…………………………..…..……………………..………Federal Aviation Agency

FACULTY ADV……………….…………………………………….……Faculty Advisor

FAO………………………………………….……Food and Agricultural Organization

FATF………………………………...…………….…..Foreign Assistance Task Force

FBIS……………………………...….……Foreign Broadcasting Information Service

FBO……………….……………….……………………………………….….see A/FBO

FMP……………………………………………….Office of the Chief Financial Officer

FSI…………………………………………………..…………Foreign Service Institute

G

G……………..………………………….…………..Undersecretary for Global Affairs

GHD………………………………...…………….…..Global Humanitarian Demining

H

H……………….Bureau of Legislative Affairs/ Office of the Assistant Secretary for …………………………………………………………………………Legislative Affairs

HHS……………………………....…….Department of Health and Human Services

HO……………..……………………………………………………………..see PA/HO

I

I.A.F. ….………………….……………………………..…Inter-American Foundation

IAEA……………………….………..…………….International Atomic Energy Agency

IANEC………….…………………..…Inter-American Nuclear Energy Commission

IARC….………………….………...…International Agency for Research on Cancer

IBC…………………..……..International Boundary Commission, US and Canada

IBRD……………….……International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IBWC……………...………………….……..Inter-Boundary and Water Commission

IC STAFF…………..……………………………………Intelligence Community Staff

ICAO……………….…………………….….International Civic Aviation Organization

ICCAT….……….International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna

ICCS…….…………………International Commission of Control and Supervision

ICEM…..………..………….Inter-Governmental Commission-European Migration

ICES…...………………………..….International Council for Exploration of the Sea

ICSOC……...…………..……International Convention and Scientific Organization

ICSPRCP………………….………………..International Center for the Study of the

………………………………….……………………Preservation of Cultural Property

IIP………….………………….………..Office of International Information/Programs

IJC………..…….…………….…..…………………..International Joint Commission

ILO………….………………………………………..International Labor Organization

INC……..………………………….…….Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee

INL …..Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs/
Office of .the Assistant Secretary for international Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

INR………..……..Bureau for Intelligence and Research

IO……………………...Bureau of International Organizational Affairs, Office of the
…………………..….……Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs

IRM………..………………………..Bureau of Information Resource Management

ISVS……….…………………………International Secretariat for Volunteer Service

IUCNNR………..International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural
……………….…………………………Resources Nature and Natural Resources

J

J-USFC………………………..……Japan-United States Friendship Commission

L

L………………………………………………………………….Office of Legal Advisor

LM…………………………………….………………………………………..see A/LM

M

M………………….....…………………….………..Under Secretary for Management

MED……………………………………….……………..Office of the Medical Director

M/DGP…...……..…Director General of the Foreign Service/Director of Personnel
Note: renamed to M/DGHR - Director General of the Foreign Service/Director of Human Resources

M/FA………...………………………………..Curator, Diplomatic Reception Rooms

M/FSI………………………………………………………….Foreign Service Institute

M/MEBCO…………….……..…………Moscow Embassy Building Control Office

M/P………………………………………………..……...Office of Management Policy

N

NAACD…………………………..National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorder

NACMBE……...…………National Advisory Council-Minority Business Enterprise

NAFO…………………………..…………Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

NAS…………………………………………….……..National Academy of Sciences

NASA…….…..……………………National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASCO………....…………….…North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization

NATO………………………………………………North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NEA………………………………………………..…..Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

NHAO………...………………………..……………….NIC Humanitarian Assistance

NOAA………...……………..….National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NP……...…………….………Office of the Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation/ ……………...……………………………………………….Bureau of Nonproliferation

NPAFC…………………..…..North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (OES)

NPMSO …………………….…North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)

NRRC…..………………………………..…………..Nuclear Risk Reduction Center

NSA……….………………………………………………….National Security Agency

NSC…..…….……………………………………………….National Security Council

NSCRDFO………...National Study Commission on Records and Documents of ……………………………………………………………………………Federal Offices

NSF…………………………………..……………...…..National Science Foundation

 

O

OAS………………………………………………….Organization of American States

OAU……….…………………………………….………..Organization of African Unity

OCS……………………………………………….………………………..see CA/OCS

OES…Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs /
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental
……………………………………………………………..……….and Scientific Affairs

OIG…………………...………………………………..Office of the Inspector General

OMB……………………...………………………..Office of Management and Budget

OPE……………………………………..……………………………………..see A/OPE

OPR…………………………………….……………………………………..see A/OPR

OSTP-OFF PRE…...….Office of Science and Technology, Office of the President

P

P……………………………………….………….Under Secretary for Political Affairs

PA……………….…..Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Assistant Secretary for ………………………………………………………………………………Public Affairs

PA/HO……………………………………………..Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Historian

PAHO……………………………………………..Pan American Health Organization

PCHC…………..…………Presidential Commission on Hostage Compensation

PCOFLAIS.…Presidential Commission on Foreign Language and International …………………………………………………………………………………….Studies

PCRBC…….…………….Presidential Commission Radio Broadcasting to Cuba

PCWHF…………….………... President’s Commission on White House Fellows

PCYO………………………………….….President’s Council for Youth Opportunity

PER…………………….……………………………………….…Bureau of Personnel
Note: has been renamed to HR - Bureau of Human Resources

PM……….….Office of the Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs/ Bureau ………………………………………………………………...of Political Military Affairs

PM/DTC…………...……………………………..... Office of Defense Trade Controls

PPT…………………………………………………………………….……see CA/PPT

PRM……...……………………....…Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

R

R………...………………………Office of the under Secretary for Public Diplomacy

S

S………………………………………….………………………Office of the Secretary

SA………………………………………………….……Bureau of South Asian Affairs

SECI…….………………………………….………..Special Advisor to the Secretary

T

T…………….Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Affairs

U

USUN…...…………………………...U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York

V

VO……….………………….…………………………………………………see CA/VO

 

W

WHA….Office of the Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs







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