Foreign Service

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the part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world

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8) Less common are nonprofessional appointments to Latin America, southeast Africa, and Saudi Arabia; that said, these regions still receive fewer Foreign Service appointments than Central and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East, and Africa outside the aforementioned southeastern region.
Consular adjudicators are a hybrid of Foreign Service specialists and generalists.
How else to explain the apparently obligatory requirement to begin any discussion of the Foreign Service with a ritual criticism of the "bad old days" when the Service was "make, pale, and Yale" and "cookie pushers" ruled the roost and practiced daily ritual humiliation of everybody but themselves.
According to sources, one of the important issues before the parliamentary panel -- headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor-- is increasing the size of the foreign service to match India's growing aspirations as a global player, especially under the new NDA rule.
June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) yesterday affirmed a judge's September 2010 decision certifying a class action brought on behalf of all disabled Foreign Service applicants against the U.
Abdulkarim bin Hamoud Al-Dakhil and the director of the Foreign Service Institute in Argentina Juan Valley Rally .
She describes her childhood in the WWII era and her education, then focuses on her career in the Foreign Service starting in 1963.
Singh is the senior most officer in the Indian Foreign Service and will succeed incumbent Rajan Mathai who superannuates on July 31.
Following last week's mass walk-outs across Canada's network of missions abroad, Canadian Foreign Service Officers based in London, UK will hold information pickets, protesting the Government of Canada's unwillingness to engage meaningfully at the negotiating table.
According to state media, this include among others promotion of 6 officers of Foreign Service from BS-19 to 20; 4 officers of Information Group from BS-20 to BS-21; 4 from BS-20 to 21 and another 5 from BS-19 to 20 in Intelligence Bureau; 2 officers from BS-20 to 21 and 1 from BS-19 to 20 in Military Land and Cantonment Group; 21 officers of Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service from BS-19 to 20; 23 officers of Inland Revenue Service from BS-19 to 20; 12 officers of Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service from BS-20 to 21; and 5 officers of Foreign Service from BS-20 to 21.
CAREER DIPLOMACY: LIFE AND WORK IN THE US FOREIGN SERVICE comes from authors who each had long, distinguished careers in the foreign service, and provides a fine survey of the US Foreign Service and its career opportunities.
diplomatic responsibilities in the 1990s and the more recent demands of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Foreign Service has been strained to the breaking point.
In FY 1974, amendments to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, permitted USAID career Foreign Service employees to become participants in the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund.
Foreign Service in 1944 and carried out career assignments to nine countries on three continents before retiring in 1980.
Like their Foreign Service counterparts, CIA officers came to yearn for cushy assignments in the world's more attractive cities, especially those in Europe, in contrast to the places where their services were most needed.
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