The Foreign Service Journal, September 2020

Cover 1
Contents 5
Focus on Addressing Race, Diversity & Inclusion 24
Inclusion Helps Drive Diversity 24
Creating a Culture of Inclusion at State 30
Living Up to the American Idea 33
Diversity at State: A Dream Deferred and a Collective Responsibility 35
The Making of a Real American Diplomat 40
It’s Not Just About Intake: A New Approach to Advancing Diversity 44
From the FSJ Archive—Diversity in the Foreign Service 48
Cover Story: The U.N. at 75 51
U.N. Relevance Depends on U.S. Leadership 51
Ralph J. Bunche, U.N. Architect 57
Feature 62
Bringing Order Out of Crisis: Behind the Scenes of a Task Force 62
Perspectives 7
President’s Views—Change Has Come, More Is Coming 7
Letter from the Editor—It’s Time 9
Speaking Out—Why “27 Years and Out” Should Be Retired 21
Reflections—History of a Handshake: Ground-Level Public Diplomacy in Belarus 92
Local Lens—Annecy, France 94
Departments 10
Letters 10
Talking Points 14
In Memory 80
Books 85
Marketplace 88
Real Estate 88
Index to Advertisers 89
Classifieds 90
AFSA News 67
AFSA Hosts Town Hall Series on COVID-19, Diversity 67
State VP Voice—Diversity and Inclusion: The Time to Act Is Now 68
USAID VP Voice—The (GAO) Report Is In on Diversity at USAID 69
FCS VP Voice—You Can’t Really Ever Go Back, Only Forward … 70
AFSA Congratulates Kennan Award Winners 71
FSJ Wins Two TRENDY Awards for Publishing Excellence 72
How LWOP Affects Your AFSA Membership 72
AFSA Seeks Your Help with Outreach Efforts 73
This Is Not Your Father’s DACOR 74
AFSA Lauds Supreme Court Decision on Workplace Discrimination 76
AFSA Welcomes New Members of the U.S. Foreign Service 76
Seminar: How the SECURE and CARES Acts Affect Retirement 77
AFSA Governing Board Meeting Resolutions 77
FSI Releases New Guided Journal for FS Children 78
Tomoko Morinaga Joins AFSA as Membership Operations Coordinator 79