Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

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The Foreign Service Act of 1980 mandated a comprehensive revision to the operation of the Department of State and the personnel assigned to the US Foreign Service. As the statutory authority, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), details the Department of State's regulations and policies on its structure and operations. Currently, there are over 25,000 pages of policies and procedures published in 16 volumes of the FAM and 38 corresponding sections of the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH). Changes to the Department's organizational structure or the way it conducts U.S. Government business will usually trigger the need to update the FAM or FAHs. 2 FAM 000 contains documentation of the following administrative components: - 010 Areas of Responsibility for the Conduct of Foreign Relations - 020 Management Controls - 060 Foreign Disaster Emergency Relief - 070 Dissent Channel

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Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of State
Date Released
05/21/2010
Date Updated
05/21/2010
Time Period
1980-2011
Frequency
As required
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Administrative
Unique ID
4886
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Agency-wide
Geographic Coverage
International
Data Description
Collection Mode
phone/paper, phone/computer, person/paper, person/computer
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/
Data Dictionary
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
Department of State
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Jun 08, 2011

updated Jun 08, 2011

Description

The Foreign Service Act of 1980 mandated a comprehensive revision to the operation of the Department of State and the personnel assigned to the US Foreign Service. As the statutory authority, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), details the Department of State's regulations and policies on its structure and operations. Currently, there are over 25,000 pages of policies and procedures published in 16 volumes of the FAM and 38 corresponding sections of the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH). Changes to the Department's organizational structure or the way it conducts U.S. Government business will usually trigger the need to update the FAM or FAHs. 2 FAM 000 contains documentation of the following administrative components: - 010 Areas of Responsibility for the Conduct of Foreign Relations - 020 Management Controls - 060 Foreign Disaster Emergency Relief - 070 Dissent Channel

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
60
Downloads
54
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Other
Permissions
Public
Tags
Dissent Channel, Foreign, Emergency, Foreign Relations., Disaster, Management Controls
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
Department of State
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of State
Date Released
05/21/2010
Date Updated
05/21/2010
Time Period
1980-2011
Frequency
As required
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Administrative
Unique ID
4886
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Agency-wide
Geographic Coverage
International
Data Description
Collection Mode
phone/paper, phone/computer, person/paper, person/computer
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/
Data Dictionary
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
Department of State