It begins with a welcome

A simple seven-letter word, often accompanied by a smile, a handshake, and an open door. But it is so much more than a word — it is an ethic, a spirit, a commitment. It is an acknowledgement that Citizen Diplomacy and a mutual understanding among nations is vital to peace, tolerance, prosperity, and stability in the world.

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“I wanted you to know how much I have enjoyed this year with THIS. The programs have been more than informative: They were also warm and stimulating, and left me feeling both admiration and affection for the United States.”

Diplomat from Estonia

“THIS for Diplomats is a wonderful vehicle by which the best of America is portrayed. Such an organization can only be an influential force for good”

Diplomat from Great Britain

“THIS for Diplomats is a window that opens Washington for us and lets us experience and know it.”

Diplomat from Brazil

“THIS has been a home away from home for me due to the programs they offer that have helped me to quickly settle into Washington. The members have made themselves available and this has resulted in lasting friendships, which I will cherish the rest of my life.”

Diplomat from Kenya