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The nature of diplomacy and development is changing rapidly. While the United States was once the primary source of resource flows into the developing country, partnerships with the private and non-profit sectors are playing an increasingly prominent role.
“We believe in the power of entrepreneurship?—?the basic notion that if you’ve got an idea and if you really work hard and you’re able to pick yourself up if you stumble a couple of times, you can eventually turn that idea into a reality.
An American president has not traveled to Cuba in almost 90 years. But on March 20, President Obama will become the first president to set foot on the island country that's only 90 miles off the coast of Florida.
Today, Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a statement asserting that Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control.
From cyberwar to biotech and from artificial intelligence to data analytics, technologies that once seemed in the realm of science fiction increasingly define modern life. Experts from across the U.S.
It’s no secret that when it comes to countering the propaganda of violent extremists, the U.S. government is not always the best messenger for the message we want to deliver.
Today, at 11:30am EST, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver keynote remarks at the annual South By South West (SWSW) Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas.
Yesterday, Secretary Kerry launched the first-ever U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls.
During remarks with the Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry commented on the fifth anniversary of the conflict in Syria. The Secretary of State said:
Looking for evidence to support the theory that everything is connected? Recent disease outbreaks provide compelling examples of our global interconnectedness. A mosquito carrying the Zika virus in an Amazonian village can impact economies and political dynamics all over the world.
Every day at the State Department, we tackle issues at the intersection of foreign policy and science and technology.
Today, President Obama addressed U.S. ambassadors during their annual Chiefs of Mission Conference at the U.S. Department of State. In remarks to the group of leaders, who are in Washington for the next few days, the President thanked them for their extraordinary work on behalf of America.
This week in Vienna, Austria, more than 1,500 delegates representing Member States, inter-governmental organizations, civil society, and the media will convene for the 59th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) to discuss the growing world drug problem.
This week, I had the opportunity to speak before the Washington International Trade Association (WITA) at their event “What Will TPP Mean for Services Trade?” So I used this opportunity to go even further.
Open educational resources increasingly allow us to connect, share, learn, and engage across borders and cultures. We are developing a list of best practices and use cases for openly licensed educational resources--and we would love your input. What practices have worked best in your communities and what’s worth sharing?
What happened to Jestina? That was what everyone wanted to know in Zimbabwe in 2009. The year before, Jestina Mukoko was abducted by security agents, who beat and tortured her.
In a landmark speech in Prague in April 2009, President Obama declared that “…we must ensure that terrorists never acquire a nuclear weapon. This is the most immediate and extreme threat to global security. One terrorist with one nuclear weapon could unleash massive destruction.”
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau in Washington, D.C. on March 10 for an Official Visit and a State Dinner at the White House.
In February, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) celebrated the completion of our first Open Data Challenge by honoring the winners and bringing together independent evaluators, colleagues from across government, open data advocates, and the public.
“Communities that give their daughters the same opportunities as their sons, they are more peaceful, they are more prosperous, they develop faster, they are more likely to succeed.”?—?President