Bureau of International Information Programs
|The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) engages international audiences on issues of U.S. policy, society, and values to help create an environment that can be receptive to America’s national interests. It is one of three bureaus reporting to the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. IIP communicates with foreign opinion makers and younger audiences through a wide range of print and electronic outreach materials published in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Persian, Russian, and Spanish. IIP also provides information outreach support to U.S. embassies and consulates in more than 140 countries worldwide.
|Launch of the Democracy Video Challenge|
On September 15, 2008, IIP announced the launch of a worldwide competition aimed at enhancing the global dialogue on democracy. Fact Sheet | Press Release
CNN Features IIP’s Digital Outreach Team
The Digital Outreach Team is breaking new ground by establishing an informal but authoritative USG voice in Arabic, Persian and Urdu Internet discussion forums, explaining U.S. policy and countering misinformation. More