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Changed name to America.gov on Jan. 16, 2009. "USINFO delivers information about current U.S. foreign policy and about American life and culture. [The USINFO] site is produced and maintained by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs...
The Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) is the principal international strategic communications service for the foreign affairs community. IIP designs, develops, and implements a variety of information initiatives and strategic communications programs, including Internet and print publications, traveling and electronically transmitted speaker programs, and information resource services. These reach - and are created strictly for - key international audiences, such as the media, government officials, opinion leaders, and the general public in more than 140 countries around the world...
The IIP was created from elements of the U.S. Information Agency when it merged with the Department of State on October 1, 1999."
"About USINFO," USINFO website (accessed May 2, 2007)
"Inform, engage, and influence international audiences about U.S. policy and society to advance America's interests."
"Bureau of International Information Programs: Mission Statement," USINFO website (accessed May 2, 2007)
US Department of State program
Jeremy Curtin, Coordinator of the Bureau of International Information Programs
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US Department of State
Bureau of International Information Programs
Office of Geographic Liaison
Office of Thematic Programs
Office of Technology Services
Phone: 1-800-FED-INFO or 1-800-333-4636 Fax: None found Email: None found Website:www.america.gov