The Citizen Diplomat:
Links to Public Diplomacy &
International Exchange Resources

Updated February 22, 1999

New Links:
The Rendon Group
Council on Foreign Relations
United Negro College Fund
Global Coalition for Africa
National Alliance of Business


U.S. Government resources

Public diplomacy:

U.S. Information Agency homepage
USIA Educational & Cultural Affairs
U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

Other foreign affairs agencies:

National Security Council - The White House
U.S. Department of State
State Dept. "Town Meetings" nationwide
Agency for International Development
Export-Import Bank
International Trade Administration
Overseas Private Investment Corp.
Trade and Development Agency

Public diplomacy-related institutions

Center for International Labor Solidarity
Center for International Private Enterprise
Committee to Protect Journalists
Council on Foreign Relations CSIS-Diplomacy in the Information Age
The Freedom Forum
Freedom House
Global Coalition for Africa
Global Change online edition
Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy
International Foundation for Election Systems
International Republican Institute
National Democratic Institute
National Endowment for Democracy
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, Oakland
Radio Free Asia
RFE/RL: East Europe News & Reports
Stimson Center: Project on Advocacy of US Interests
UN Association of the US
USIA Alumni/Public Diplomacy Foundation
US Institute of Peace

Education resources

American Council on Education-International Initiatives
ASPIRE: Career development for Asian students
Civnet: Civic Education
Center for Civic Education
Diplomats Online-AFSA
Education Now Forum-Japan
Foreign Affairs Envoy: Publications Search
GLOBE--Global learning for the environment
International Affairs Network
International Studies Association
NAFSA: International Educators
State Department "Digital Diplomacy"
United Negro College Fund
US Diplomatic History, Texas A&M
US Pavillion, Expo 98, Lisbon
Revised: USIA Educational & Cultural Affairs

Culture and the Arts

Archaeology & Anthropology Museum, U-Penn.
Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
IIE-Arts International
The Intercultural Press-resources
International Council of Museums-ICOM
ICOM international committees
Musee-Museums Online
Museums Computer Network
NEA: International Arts Resources
NEA: Arts Service Organizations
'The Web of Culture'

Community-focus Exchange Organizations

Councils for International Visitors
World Affairs Councils

American Council of Young Political Leaders
Center for Global Education, Augsburg College
Foreign Policy Association
Global Exchange
InterAction/Global Connections
Minnesota International Center
Sister Cities International
Special Olympics International
World Citizen Diplomats

International Embassies in the U.S.:

The Electronic Embassy

Private Sector Initiatives:

The Rendon Group
National Alliance of Business

Professional Exchanges and Training

ACTR/ACCELS: American Council of Teachers of Russian
The Academy for Educational Development
CIES--Council for the International Exchange of Scholars
Delphi International
Institute of International Education
IREX: International Research and Exchanges-NIS
LASPAU: Academic and Professional Programs for the Americas
US-NIS School Links Through Language and Technology
Mississippi Consortium for International Development
Mobility International
Open Society/Soros Foundation
USDA Graduate School

Further Reading

Journals and on-line reports:

American Diplomacy: a journal of commentary, analysis, and research on American foreign policy and its practice (UNC-Chapel Hill)

The Communications Revolution, Globalization and Institutional Change: State Department remarks, Lewis Manilow, Chairman, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

Foreign Service Journal: from the American Foreign Service Association

Human Rights Report, 1997-U.S. Department of State (large html file)

The Journal of Democracy, from the NED

National Security Strategy for the 21st Century (NSC)

The People Have Spoken: Worldwide Views of Democracy
1998 USIA Office of Research report
Executive summary
Full Report (PDF file-takes a long time to load-2726k)

State Dept. - Historian's Office

State Dept. Magazine:

US Institute of Peace-Virtual Diplomacy Conference

US Government International Exchanges -Report

Books about or referring to USIA:

Disclaimer: Links to nongovernmental organizations through this site do not imply the endorsement of their contents by USIA.

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