For 60 years, the Asia Society has sought to explain the diversity of Asia to the United States and the complexity of the United States to Asia, and to be a bridge in problem-solving within the region and between Asia and the wider world.
The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries.
The Peace Corps sends the Americans abroad on behalf of the United States to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Volunteers work at the grassroots level to develop sustainable solutions that address challenges in education, health, economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development.
Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises around the world and increase stability before conflict spreads. RI declines government or UN funding, allowing its advocacy to be fearless and independent.
The State Department offers a wealth of online resources for students interested diplomacy including links to student programs focused on foreign policy and international exchange, curricula for teachers, and an interactive map to shows how the department benefits each U.S. State.
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter.