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International Protocol Office

The International Protocol Office (IPO) is responsible for coordinating the visits of foreign dignitaries, government representatives, and business executives that visit Mississippi on a routine basis.

Services Offered

  • Serves as the Governor’s Office of Protocol Services by coordinating and facilitating international visitors who request a meeting with the Governor
  • Coordinates protocol issues for the Governor’s overseas travel
  • Serves as the state’s point of contact for the Consular Corps
  • Supports and arranges briefings, introductory meetings, and programs for all international visitors