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Fully Qualified FAO

Requirements for designation as a Fully-Qualified FAO:

  • Completion of Master's degree level of Pol-Mil/National Security Affairs type studies or documentation of a constructive credit waiver for the assigned AOR.
  • Documented language skills in a major language of assigned region (minimum 2/2 as scored on a DLPT).
  • Completion of (at least) six months in a FAO regional assignment or In-Country Training (ICT).

Lateral Transfer/Redesignation to FAO

Officers interested in redesignating to the FAO Community should visit the FAO Community Manager Website for more information.


QUESTIONS?  Contact the FAO Community Manager.


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