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President Trump Welcomes NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

Today President Donald J. Trump met with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House to discuss strengthening the NATO Alliance, including its funding.

G7 Foreign Ministers Stand United to Face Pressing International Challenges

Today U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his attendance of the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Lucca, Italy.

Secretary Tillerson: United States Will Stand Up to Those Who Commit Crimes Against 'Innocents'

Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended a ceremony at the Sant'Anna di Stazzema memorial in Italy, which is dedicated to the victims of the massacre committed in the village by the Nazis in 1944 during World War II.

This Week at State: April 7, 2017

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week DipNote will recap the latest U.S.

U.S.-China Relations: Ensuring an Enduring Alliance for the Future

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Mar-a-Lago in Florida to join President Donald J. Trump for meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping April 6-7.

United States Conducts Targeted Military Strike on Airfield in Syria in Response to Recent Chemical Weapon Attack

At the direction of President Trump, U.S. forces conducted a cruise missile strike against a Syrian Air Force airfield on April 7, 2017.

International Athletes and American Mentors Change the World Through 'Sport for Community'

Each year on April 6th people around the globe come together to celebrate the United Nation’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Five Things You Should Know About U.S. Support to Mine Action

The United States joins the global community on April 4th of each year, the UN International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, to reflect on both the progress made and the challenges remaining in clearing landmi

#MineAction2017: Eliminating the Threat of Mines and Explosive Remnants of War

In many countries, from Angola to Laos, and from Afghanistan to Colombia, landmines and unexploded munitions are a daily danger to innocent civilians, even years after conflicts end.

Helping Iraq Defeat ISIS through U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Efforts

On March 22, Secretary Tillerson hosted a meeting for the foreign ministers of the 68-member Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS.

The U.S.-NATO Alliance: The Bedrock of Transatlantic Security

On March 31, Secretary Tillerson visited Brussels, Belgium to attend the NATO Foreign Ministers Meetings, continuing the United States’ high-level engagement with NATO.

This Week at State: March 31, 2017

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Here’s our weekly This Week at State recap of the latest U.S. Department of State highlights covering a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives:

The United States and Turkey Approach Shared Challenges, Strengthen Ties

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Ankara, Turkey, on March 30, to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other senior Turkish government officials.

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Alaska Purchase

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Purchase of Alaska and Treaty of Cession. The treaty was a result of years of talks between American and Russian officials and would eventually come to be seen as one of U.S.

Women in the OSCE: Building a Safer, More Secure, Prosperous World

In Vienna and the field, the OSCE considers gender diversity a source of strength?—?and continues to work to ensure we make the most of the immense talent and expertise of our female colleagues.

Stories of Resilience: Honoring the 2017 International Women of Courage Awardees

First Lady Melania Trump, today, honored 13 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award.

#WomenofCourage: How You Can Watch the 2017 Ceremony

On March 29, First Lady Melania Trump and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon will honor a group of women with the State Department’s annual International Women of Courage award. 

Telling Stories of Women at the Department of State through the U.S. Diplomacy Center’s Collection

The U.S. Diplomacy Center is dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy. Each item in our collection of over 7,200 artifacts has a story to tell and sheds light on a unique moment of diplomatic history.

This Week at State: March 24, 2017

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