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This Week at State: January 19, 2018

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives in one blog post...

USAID Transforms

Thirty years ago, I began my career in international development, and quickly saw that USAID transforms. As a school teacher in rural Kenya, I saw USAID transform my students’ lives by providing them with the food they needed to learn and grow.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: U.S. Embassies Renewing the Call to Action

While 2017’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV)—which runs annually from November 25 to December 10—has come to a close, the work to address this global scourge is far from complete.  Efforts to promote gender equality and improve

U.S. Communities Benefit From Building Partner Counterterrorism Capacity

Through two programs designed to build the capacity of foreign police forces in Bangladesh and Somalia to counter terrorism, the State Department is also helping U.S. police forces keep communities safe in Minnesota and Oregon.

The Road Ahead: the State Department Confronts the Opioid Crisis

Our nation’s opioid epidemic has impacted far too many of us across the United States, and I intend to do my part in reversing this awful trend.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy through Public Service

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and economic opportunity for all. The incredible lessons he inspired are taught today in schools globally.

Join Us for a C-SPAN Journey through U.S. Diplomatic History

In January, C-Span is highlighting U.S. diplomatic history in a two-part program focused on the collection of the United States Diplomacy Center.

This Week at State: January 12, 2018

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives in one blog post...

Land Rights Open Economic Opportunities in Cabo Verde

Tourism has been a principal driver of Cabo Verde’s economy over the last 15 years, and the country’s development strategy relies on tourism to generate economic opportunities in a country where 

What to Do If You Encounter a Potential Instance of Human Trafficking

The State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons reflects on resources available to those who encounter a potential instance of human trafficking.

U.S. Citizen Safety is Our Priority!

It shouldn’t be a surprise that I work with a lot of people who, like myself, are passionate about international travel.  We love to travel.  And we want you to travel. But we want your time abroad to be both enjoyable and safe – so take us with you.

Putting Sex Traffickers Behind Bars

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated in 2017 that there are at least 24.9 million trafficking victims throughout the world; approximately 4.8 million of those are sex trafficking victims.

Seeds of Hope

Improved seeds and better access to water have proved a winning combination for these Indian farmers.

What’s in a Name: DRL’s Office of Security and Human Rights

Established just three years ago, the Office of Security and Human Rights (SHR) is the newest office in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) at the U.S. Department of State.

On the Continuing Protests in Iran

The United States continues to monitor closely the protests and violence in Iran.  This week, Vice President Mike Pence affirmed the United States’ support for the people of Iran in his 

This Week at State: January 5, 2018

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives in one blog post...

Recognizing National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

There are an estimated 25 million victims of human trafficking throughout the world. To raise awareness of this major issue and the United States’ efforts to address it, President Donald J.

The D-ISIS Coalition’s Progress in 2017

The Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS reflects on the accomplishments of the Global Coalition in 2017, with a look ahead to next steps in 2018.

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