Released January 15, 2009

The Citizens' Report is a summary of performance and financial results for fiscal year 2008. The report presents to the reader the Department's highest priorities in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy, and strengths and challenges in implementing programs that pursue our country's foreign policy agenda. A counterpart to the Citizens' Report is a podcast message from the Under Secretary for Management discussing how the State Department carries out its diplomatic mission.

The Report is available in PDF and HTML.
Also listen to or read a statement [audio, text] and interview [audio, text] about the Report.



[This is a mobile copy of FY 2008 Citizens' Report]