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Social Media

The U.S. Department of State’s social media presence extends around the world – including U.S. embassies, consulates, and other missions.

Department of State Global Social Media Presence


Department of State by State

The Department of State benefits the American people by advancing U.S. national security, promoting our economic interests, providing services and reaffirming our country’s exceptional role in the world.

Department of State by State Map


Creation of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs

The May 2019 merger of the Bureaus of Public Affairs (PA) and International Information Programs (IIP) was the largest restructuring at the State Department in 20 years.

Creation of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future