ADS Chapter 555

Speeches Shim

Congressional Delegations

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

Full Revision Date: 10/24/2017
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This chapter establishes the policies and procedures to effectively coordinate and increase the impact of visits to Post by congressional Member delegations (CODELs), congressional staff delegations (STAFFDELs), or congressional delegations funded by entities other than the U.S. Government (commonly called NODELs), to ensure productive engagement and follow-up about USAID programs. Throughout this ADS chapter, the term “congressional delegation” will represent all forms of congressional travel, including CODELs, STAFFDELS, and NODELs unless otherwise indicated.