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Chiefs of Missions Meet in Paris
A conference of Chiefs of American diplomatic missions in Europe was held in Paris from December 6 to December 8. Ambassadors from 30 diplomatic posts in the European area joined in the sessions. Under Secretary John N. Irwin II opened the conference and participated in the two and one-half days of discussion. The meeting was chaired by Martin J. Hillenbrand, Assistant Secretary for European Affairs. Other Officials from Washington included John Richardson, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs and Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs; Wiliam B. Macomber, Jr., Deputy Under Secretary for Management; Nathaniel D. Samuels, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Affairs; Jay Gildner, Assistant Director for West Europe, USIA; and Herman Pollack. Director, Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs. This conference, one of a series of regional meetings held periodically by the Bureau of European Affairs, provided an opportunity for senior Washington officials and American Ambassadors in Europe to exchange views and discuss matters of mutual interest. Ambassador
to France Arthur K. Watson was the conference host. The following Ambassadors and Chargés participated: Austria—John P. Humes; Belgium—Louis C. Boochever, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.; Bulgaria—Horace G. Torbert, Jr.; Canada—Rufus Z. Smith, Deputy Chief of Mission; Czechoslovakia—Arthur I. Wortzel, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.; Denmark— Fred J. Russell; Finland—Val Peterson; France—Ambassador Watson; Germany—Kenneth Rush; Hungary—Alfred Puhan; Ireland—John D. J. Moore; Italy —Graham Martin; Luxembourg— Kingdon Gould, Jr.; Malta—John C. Pritzlaff, Jr.; The Netherlands—J. William Middendorf, II; Norway— Philip K. Crowe; Poland—Walter J. Stoessel, Jr.; Portugal—Ridgway B. Knight; Romania—Leonard Meeker; Soviet Union—Jacob D. Beam; Sweden—Jerome H. Holland; Switzerland—Shelby C. Davis; United Kingdom—Walter H. Annenberg; Yugoslavia — Malcolm Toon; NATO-George S. Vest, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.; OECD–Joseph A. Greenwald; USEC–J. Robert Schaetzel; Berlin—David Klein, Assistant Chief of Mission; Turkey —William J. Handley; Geneva– Jules Bassin, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.
SAN PEDRO SULA—Ambassador Hewson Ryan signs the freuty recognizing Honduran sovereignty over the Swan Islands. Presidential Counselor Robert Finch, President of Honduras Ramon E. Cruz and Honduran Foreign Minister Andres Alvarado Puerto look on. The ratification of this treaty will end a century-long dispute over these two small Caribbean islands.
Conference Photo—Seafed, left to right: John Nathaniel D. Samuels, John N. Irwin, ll, Mc Pollack. Standing, left to right: Philip K. Crc Walter J. Stoessel, Jerome H. Holland, Shelby berg, Malcolm Toon, Joseph A. Greenwald, D.
The Department Exceeds CFC Goal by 44 Percent
Employees at home and abroad— and retired personnel—contributed more than $302,000 to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), which ended recently. The Department exceeded its CFC goal by 44 percent. In a special message thanking volunteer workers, Donald B. McCue, Vice Chairman of the Department's drive, wrote: “This outstanding achievement reflects great credit on each of you who worked so diligently to make this Campaign a tremendous success. “I deeply appreciate your splendid cooperation and extend to you my sincere congratulations for a job well done.” The Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs (SCI) led the Department in employee participation—210% of goal. Bureaus and Offices which attained 100% employee participation, or higher, were: DG, 146%; H, 138%; EUR, 138%; CU, 134%; FSI, 134%; EA, 129%; AF, 122%; ARA, 121%; INR, 119%; P, 118%; OPR, 118%; IGA, 114%; E, 11.1%; NEA, 110%; BF, 109%; S, 102%. Other scores: L, 97%; OC, 96%; SCA, 89%; M, 88%; A, 85%; IO, 85%; and SY, 55%.
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Congressional Fellows Join Seminar on Congress, Foreign Policy
Four Foreign Service Officers, chosen as this year's State Department Congressional Fellows, formed the nucleus of a new seminar on Congress and foreign policy instituted last fall. The course was sponsored by the Civil Service Commission and given by the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Named as the State Department's Congressional Fellows for 1971 were FSO's Werner Brandt, Keith Guthrie, Robert Fouche and Robert Holliday. They were joined in the preliminary SAIS course by officers from three other agencies dealing with foreign affairs: James Lynch of CIA, and John Cannon and Michael Canning of USIA. All are also participating in the Congressional Fellowship program. The SAIS seminar was designed to give the fellows grounding in the fundamentals of the congressional process, particularly as it relates to foreign affairs. The 60-day course ended in midNovember with the beginning of the regular Congressional Fellowship program for journalists, scholars and fellows designated by various parts of the Executive Branch.
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Congressional Fellows, shown on the Capitol steps, are, from left: Werner Brandt, tion continues for two weeks, see State; James Lynch, CIA: Keith Guthrie, State; Robert Holliday, State; Michael him, says the American Cancer SoCanning, USA, John Cannon, USA; and Robert Fouche, State. ciety.
An Advanced Course On U.S. Foreign Policy
The Foreign Service Institute has announced an advanced, three-week course on the current formulation, coordination and implementation of U.S. foreign policy.
Offered six times during 1972, the Foreign Affairs Executive Seminar will give special attention to the Nixon Doctrine, domestic factors affecting U.S. foreign policy, trade and economic policies, and problems of modernization and internal defense.
Although the Seminar will focus on foreign policy problems in general, special emphasis will be given in the courses’ regional seminars to a coordinated interagency approach—both in Washington and in the field.
Senior officers of the Department, AID and USIA in the international field, with rank of FSO/R–3 and above and GS-14 and above, are eligible to enroll in the Seminar, which will be given at the Foreign Service Institute, SA–15, Pomponio Plaza East in Rosslyn, Va. The dates are January 10–28; March 6–24; May 8–26; July 10–28; September 11–29; and November 6–24.
Additional information on the Seminar may be obtained by calling extension 70746, 70751, or 70753.
Department Releases Treaty Series Vol. 8
The Department recently released the eighth volume in its new series Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776–1949. The series is compiled under the direction of Assistant Legal Adviser Charles I. BeVans.
Volume 8 contains the texts of nearly 300 bilateral agreements concluded prior to 1950 with Germany, including the former Germanic states and the Federal Republic of Germany, and with Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, the Hawaiian Islands prior to their annexation, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, and Iran.
Copies of volumes 1 through 8 are for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402. Price: Vol. 1, $8.50; vol. 2, $10.25; vol. 3, $11.75; vol. 4, $8.25; vol. 5, $9.75; vol. 6, $11.00; vol. 7, $11.00; vol. 8, $11.00.
SCHEDULE OF COURSES AT FSI
Program Jan. Feb. March length SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Administrative Training Administrative Operations & Management - 27 14 weeks General Services Operations 23 - - 4 weeks Personnel Operations 10 - - 3 weeks Departmental Officer Orientation 17 13 4 days General Foreign Service Orientation 17 13 7% days Consular Training Consular Course 3 - 6 4 weeks Immigration Law and Visa Regulations Correspondence Course 18 months Nationality Law and Consular Procedures Correspondence Course 18 months Special Consular Services Correspondence Course 10 months Economic/Commercial Training Foreign Service Economic/Commercial Studies 17 26 weeks International Trade Expansion Seminar 17 3 weeks Economics and Finance of Capital Development (AID) 6 4 weeks Political Training Science, Technology & Foreign Affairs - - 13 1 week Computers and Foreign Affairs - - 6 1 week The New Left: An International Overview - - 8 - - 3 days Quantitative Methodology in Political Science 17 - - 1 week Negotiations - - 14 1 week Basic Political Analysis 11 - - 3 days Junior Officer Training Basic Course 10 6 weeks Communications Skills Effective Writing 13 16 2% weeks Public Speaking 18 - - 8 weeks Reading Improvement 10 7 5 weeks Clerical Training Stenography 10 10 weeks Basic Office Skills and Techniques Workshop 10 - - - - 6 days Foreign Service Secretarial Training 26 23 22 2% days Optical Character Recognition 3,17,31 14,28 13,27 8 hours Departmental Clerical Orientation 10 7 6 2% days Wives Training Wives' Seminor 10 7 6 2 weeks Volunteer English Teaching Seminar 24 - - 20 1 week Contributions of Minorities in American Society 23 2 days The Foreign Affairs Executive Seminar The Executive Seminor IO 6 3 weeks Center For Area And Country Studies Atlantic Community 24 21 2 weeks Eastern Europe & USSR 24 - - 2 weeks Near East & North Africa 24 21 - - 2 weeks Africa, Sub-Sahara 24 21 20 2 weeks South Asia 24 21 - 2 weeks East Asia - - 21 - - 2 weeks Latin America 24 21 20 2 weeks Southeast Asia 24 21 20 2 weeks Country Studies Communist China 20 2 weeks School Of languages See opposite page Vief-Nam Training Center Basic Course 17 6 weeks District Operations Course 17 - - 18 weeks Province Senior Advisor Course 17 28 18 weeks Vietnamese 17 28 42 weeks
FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIVES
Authors To Discuss Books With Managers
Four prominent authors will discuss current books with government managers during a monthly “Ideas and Authors” series, sponsored by the U.S. Civil Service Commission. This unique program, running from March 1 through May 25, gives government executives an opportunity to read some of the best current books on management and to discuss the ideas with the author and a commentator. Books are issued to participants well in advance of discussions. Both the author and commentator make brief remarks on what they believe to be the most salient points in the book from the standpoint of government management. The moderator then opens the session for questions and discussion. Books, authors and commentators selected for this series are:
Book: Leadership Development
Books: Organization and Environment Organizational Change and Development
Author: Paul R. Lawrence, Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Organization Behavior, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University
Commentator, Ellis A. Woody, Director, Special Staff, Associate Administrator for Manpower,
A Special Session For Middle Managers
A special session of the Middle Management Institute will be conducted by the Bureau of Training of the Civil Service Commission from February 14 to February 18.
The course agenda is constructed around theory and its practical applications. Discussions and workshops . be led by a highly qualified fac
Applications and additional information may be obtained from training officers.
Federal Aviation Agency; and Professorial Lecturer, Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School
of Business Administration, George Washington University. April 24
Books: Managerial Effectiveness Effective Management by Objectives
Author: William J. Reddin, Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
Program Jan. Feb. March length SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE STUDIES Amharic 6 24 weeks Arabic (Eastern) 6 24 weeks Arabic (Western) - - 6 24 weeks Arabic (in Beirut) 28 - - 15 months Bengali - - 6 24 months Bulgarian 7 - - 24 weeks Burmese - - 6 24 weeks Cambodian - - 6 24 weeks Chinese (Cantonese) - - - - 6 24 weeks Chinese (Mandarin) (in Taichung) 3 - - - - 12 months Chinese (Mandarin) - - - - 6 24 weeks Czech 7 - - 24 weeks Danish - - 6 20 weeks Dari (Afghan Persian) - - 6 24 weeks Dutch - - 6 20 weeks Finnish - - - - 6 24 weeks French 10 7 6 20 weeks German - - 7 - - 20 weeks Greek - - 6 24 weeks Hindi - - 6 24 weeks Hungarian 7 - - 24 weeks Indonesian - - 6 24 weeks Italian 7 - - 20 weeks Japanese - - 6 24 weeks Japanese (in Yokohama) - - 6 12/18 months Korean - - 6 24 weeks Lao - - 6 24 weeks Malay - - 6 24 weeks Norwegian - - 6 20 weeks Persian (Iranian) - - 6 24 weeks Pilipino - - - - 24 weeks Polish 7 - - 24 weeks Portuguese 7 - - 20 weeks Romanian 7 - - 24 weeks Russian 7 - - 24 weeks Serbo-Croatian 7 - - 24 weeks Singhalese - - - - 6 24 weeks Spanish 10 7 6 20 weeks Swahili - - - - 6 24 weeks Thoi 6 24 weeks Turkish 6 24 weeks Urdu - - - 6 24 weeks Vietnamese 3 28 - - 42 weeks EARLY MORNING LANGUAGE CLASSES French 7 18 weeks German 7 18 weeks Italian 7 18 weeks Portuguese 7 18 weeks Russian 7 18 weeks Spanish 7 18 weeks
THE SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE INSTITUTE
The School of Professional Studies at FSI will offer the following one-week intensive courses in Political Studies during the period February–June, 1972, provided there is adequate enrollment. Except where noted, all courses are open to qualified officers of the Department and other Government agencies of ranks 0-6 through 0–2 or equivalent (GS-9 through 15, FSS 4 through 1). Watch for the individual course announcements which will be issued about 6 weeks before each course, for administrative details and for confirmation of specific dates. Reimbursement will be requested from other Agencies. Address any questions regarding these courses to John Bowling or Paul Kattenburg, School of Professional Studies, M/FSI, extension 75532.
The Office of Personnel supports this training and takes favorable note of an officer's efforts at self-improvement.
THE NEW LEFT: AN INTERNATIONAL OVERVIEW (02113)
Designed to enable Foreign Service Officers and others better to recognize and comprehend the political trends and characteristics grouped under the rubic “New Left” or “New Radicalism” which have emerged in recent years. Scheduled for February 8-10 and tentatively for June 6-8.
The emphasis in this still-experimental offering will be on detailed case-studies of past and current negotiations, studied from the vantage point of U.S. experience, and on practical exercises involving student-officers in a range of simulated negotiation situations. Scheduled for February 14–18.
COMPUTERS AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS (01150)
In this variation of the usual one-week Computers course, students will be exposed to the work of Dr. Raymond Tanter, University of Michigan, and associates, who will instruct in computer fundamentals, present and future USG and Department applications, and current academic experiments in computer-assisted quantitative analysis of various aspects of the international system. Scheduled for March 6–10.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS (01124)
The meaning of recent scientific advances for the world of today and tomorrow; principal concepts in nuclear physics and the life sciences; discussions by and with science experts in and out of U.S. and other governments of foreign affairs applications and implications. f j."; § officers of Classes 0–5 through 1 or equivalent (GS-14 through 16, FSS-3 through 1). Scheduled OT MarC -17.
RADICAL IDEOLOGIES AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS (02103)
Mainly academic and think-tank experts on Marxism-Leninism, Maoism, Fascism and “Third-World Socialism”; on the USSR, Eastern Europe, China, Cuba and other Communist and radical collectivist state systems—and on their interactions. Scheduled for April 3-7.
THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (02104)
Academic speakers on the contending classical and “scientific” (behavioral) approaches to international relations theory; key recent advances in comparative methodology; simulation and gaming; conflict and integration analysis; uses of quantitative methods in international relations research. Scheduled for April 10-14.
INTERNATIONAL LAW (02107)
Basic principles, current issues and new developments in international legal affairs; law of the sea and law of war; problems of the legal force of new arrangements and old commitments; rules of intervention, peaceful settlement of disputes. Scheduled tentatively for May 1-5.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (02116)
. . Academic, USG and UN experts review historical and recent developments in international and regional organizations; functional and integration theory; political, security and economic/social issues in the UN system; international and regional specialized agencies; USG backstopping of multilateral diplomacy. Scheduled for May 8-12.
INTELLIGENCE AND FOREIGN POLICY (02118)
Designed to give up to 30 non-specialist FSO's and others an intense exposure to the field of intelligence and to the structure and functions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The first, second and fifth days will be spent at FSI; the third and fourth will take place at Langley.
Designed for Officers of the Department of State of Classes 0–5 through 0-2 or equivalent (GS-12 through 16, FSS-3 through 1). Scheduled for May 15-19.
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (02119)
A two weeks-long half-time offering designed to refine skills of analysts already engaged in quantitative methods or who will shortly be using such methods in their professional work. Detailed computer-assisted simulations of foreign policy-related events will be introduced, practiced and analyzed. Scheduled for June 12-23.