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On August 24, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in central Italy, killing more than 200 people.
Learn more about how you can get involved in the State Department's upcoming Our Ocean Conference (September 15-16) through a Social Media Meetup.
Blue Lantern -- the Department’s end-use monitoring program -- works around the world to keep U.S. made defense products from falling into the wrong hands.
During my visit to Nairobi this week with Secretary Kerry, we met with an outstanding group of young Africans who are part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Every time I travel to Africa, I meet with YALI Fellows.
At a recent seminar for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) in Bangkok, Thailand, I learned about Maningning Creek, a very polluted waterway in the Philippine town of Taytay.
Recently I had the pleasure of visiting Sokoto, Nigeria -- a place with an extraordinary history of faith, tolerance, and scholarship in all of its forms.
After decades of civil unrest, the Colombian government reached a ceasefire with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on June 23, 2016.
It is shocking to note that almost half of the world’s countries have laws and policies that criminalize blasphemy, apostasy, conversion, or so-called “defamation of religion.” These “crimes” are sometimes punishable by death, as is the case in 12 countries, or life imprisonment.
In June the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) entered into force globally, marking a major milestone in the effort to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Lifelong educator and community college champion, Dr.
On Christmas Eve 2008, I got a phone call that turned into a professional and personal opportunity of a lifetime. On the other end of the line: the acting director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).
Shaquille O’Neal and Kaleb Canales became the first official U.S. Department of State Basketball Sports Envoys to Cuba, taking U.S. diplomacy to new heights by forging positive ties with the people of Cuba through the unifying power of sports.
This Sunday, August 21, we welcome an exciting, new chapter in commercial aviation between the United States and Mexico -- a chapter that will help drive economic growth on both sides of the border.
The 2016 Women in Science (WiSci) Girls STEAM camp brought together nearly 100 teenage girls from Chile, Mexico, Peru, and the United States for hands-on engagement in the various science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and math fields.
A 13-year-old Tanzanian boy with albinism lost his arm and several fingers after being attacked by strangers with machetes. Three deaf women in Haiti were brutalized and killed when they decided to stay overnight at a relative’s hom...
As we watch an unprecedented number of female athletes compete on a global stage, their example can resonate in societies around the globe and can inspire a new generation of girls to believe that their dreams can become reality.
When wars end, landmines and unexploded bombs remain behind, posing a threat to communities, as well as a serious impediment to humanitarian aid and reconstruction.
If food assistance were an Olympic event, Emmanuel Ngulube would win a gold medal for his efforts to fight hunger across Africa. An officer with the Agency’s Office of Food for Peace, he has dedicated his entire career to fighting hunger across Africa.
We recently had the privilege to visit Nairobi, Kenya, to prepare for the third annual East Africa Joint Operations (EAJO) Capstone exercise.
Flying back from Buenos Aires with my friend and colleague, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler, I was filled with gratitude.