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One hundred and sixty students from around the world filled the Red room at the Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) headquarters in Rome.
Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit a grassroots initiative in Chile working to use technology and leverage the opportunities the digital economy creates to lift young women from marginalized communities into the middle cl...
Honey is liquid gold for these villagers, whose beehives are bringing them a new source of income and protecting the forests from destruction.
Ninety-nine percent of all firms in the United States are small or medium sized enterprises. As such, small or medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the building blocks of our economy, employing 50 percent of private sector employees and generating 65 percent of new private sector jobs.
As Acting Special Representative for the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S.
An estimated 10 million people are in prison around the world at any time with nearly a third of them awaiting a trial.
December 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement’s adoption – the day the international community came together and formally resolved to address the global threat of climate change.
Last week, I announced our collaboration with the German Marshall Fund for the 2017 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship, a landmark public diplomacy program to connect the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators in Europe and America.
We recently introduced you to members of USAID’s Hurricane Matthew Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), which deployed to Haiti as the Category 4 storm
Throughout this holiday season, the United States government will be profiling the cases of prisoners unjustly held around the world and the families they leave behind.
December 10, marks the 68th annual Human Rights Day in which the United States and countries around the world recall the ideals of freedom enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Around the world, we have seen the destabilizing effect of corruption on governments, economies, democracy, and the rule of law.
Since his first day in office, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has maintained that economic policy is foreign policy and vice versa.
Corruption is a virus. It can spread from the local level, all the way to the uppermost levels of government, and vice-versa. It is a major obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. Corruption undermines citizens' trust in political systems, institutions, and leadership fueling instability.
On December 6, President Barack Obama delivered his final major speech dedicated to his national security record in which he summarized what we have accomplished at home and abroad over the last eight years. President Obama also highlighted how we have approached the threat of terrorism and how
December 7 is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
On his first day in office, President Obama made clear his commitment to “creating an unprecedented level of openness in government.”
Foreign Ministers of the 57 participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation gather this week in Hamburg, Germany, for the annual OSCE Ministerial Council.
Just after Thanksgiving, I traveled to Rome, Italy -- home to the three principal international organizations dedicated to food and agriculture at the center of efforts to combat world hunger and promote sustainable development.