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U.S. State Department

A department in the United States charged with conducting foreign relations. It advises the president on foreign policy, assists American businesses abroad and oversees U.S. embassies. It was established in 1789 and was the first department created by Congress.
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The Bahraini minister urged the U.S. Department of State not to ignore the facts on the ground and acknowledge the reforms undertaken by the Kingdom of Bahrain regarding human rights.
According to the estimates of the U.S. Department of State, some 1.5 million of people in Syria urgently need the humanitarian assistance, while between 300,000 and 500,000 people left their houses fleeing to other countries.
Andrea Jung, Avon chairman and chief executive officer, and Reese Witherspoon, Avon global ambassador and honorary chairperson of the Avon Foundation, made the announcement at the International Women of Courage Awards, which was hosted by Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State.
William Fulbright Program was established in 1946 by Congress and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Funding for fiscal year 2009 approaches $235 million.
(2) U.S. Department of State, Consular Notification and Access: Instructions for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement and Other Officials Regarding Foreign Nationals in the United States and the Rights of Consular Officials to Assist Them (Revised January 2003), at page 42 of a 72-page booklet, (hereafter Consular Notification and Access), http://www.travel.state.gov/law/notify.html.
Firms interested in selling to DTS-PO should send descriptive literature about their product line(s), including prices, shipping terms, product support and warranty information to: Chief, DTS-PO/ACQ, U.S. Department of State, 3930 Pender Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
Cerovsek has performed security blast studies for the U.S. Department of State and structural engineering for the U.S.
The U.S. Department of State's International Religious Freedom Report 2005 claims there have been "improvements" with respect to religious, freedom in Iraq since the U.S.
To learn about the U.S. Department of State's humanitarian mine action programs and small arms and light weapons abatement efforts around the world, visit www.state.gov/t/pm/wra.
The U.S. Department of State issued a memo banishing the typeface Courier New from official written materials.
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) "Green Card" Permanent Resident Cards and U.S. Department of State (DOS) "Laser Visa" Border Crossing Cards (BCCs).
The U.S. Department of State is committed to making its work force reflect the diversity and excellence of the nation--to truly "Be the Face of America to the World." There has never been a more opportune time to join the State Department: we are increasing our hires in the Foreign Service, offering competitive salaries, generous benefit packages and support for families overseas.

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