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Six Secretaries of State Celebrate Groundbreaking of U.S. Diplomacy Center

It is not every day that six Secretaries of State – five former and one current -- jointly attend an event, but that is exactly what happened at the State Department today.  In honor of the groundbreaking of the U.S.

All Countries Must Speak Out Against Anti-Semitism

It’s been dubbed the “longest hatred” by some, the “oldest hatred” by others.  And this past summer, the world witnessed the latest chapter in the age-old story of anti-Semitism.

Labor Day Message: Honoring Working Men and Women

On Monday, September 1st, communities across the United States will come together to honor the contributions of working men and women, across generations, who have built this country up.  Standing up for the dignity of wo

Ghazni Towers Project Supports Preservation of a Cultural Landmark

In the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)'s Office of Digital Communications, we strive to tell the Department of State’s story through engaging, visually arresting online content.

To Defeat Terror, We Need the World’s Help

In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the United States.

An Opportunity of 300,000 Lifetimes

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.”  The Greek physician Hippocrates wrote this in about 400 BC.

President Obama Provides an Update on the Situations in Iraq, Ukraine

Today in a briefing at the White House, President Barack Obama provided an update on the U.S. response to the situations in Iraq and Ukraine.

The Internet Belongs to Everyone

Next week, I will travel to Istanbul, Turkey to lead the U.S. delegation to the 9th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Promotes Security in the Transcaucasus

Located between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea and bordered by Russia to its north and Iran and Turkey to its south lies a region known as the Transcaucasus.  Years of conflict in its three countries -- Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia -- have left behind a deadly legacy of landmines, unexploded m

Gaza Cease-fire Agreement

Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement supporting today’s cease-fire agreement and calling on all parties to comply fully and completely with its terms.

NATO Wales Summit: A Family of Nations Committed to Peace and Freedom

With only six days remaining until President Obama and other world leaders gather in Wales, final preparations are in full gear for the NATO Summit.

NeXXt Scholars Program Equips Future Generation of Female STEM Leaders

Ananya Kadir first heard about the NeXXt Scholars Program while volunteering at the American Corner at the U.S. Embassy of Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was passed, giving American women the fundamental right to vote.

Leveraging Open Data To Advance Global Development

USAID’s commitment to development innovation by leveraging data extends throughout the history of the Agency. However, this has become more recognizable with the introduction of new technologies.

Crises on Four Fronts: Rising to the Call

In a time of unparalleled need, the response from our nation’s humanitarians and our partners has been inspiring.Children and their families trapped on Mount Sinjar in Iraq are receiving U.S. military airdrops of food and water.

On the Border: Humanitarian Mine Clearance in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

When the United States began humanitarian demining efforts in 1993, Mozambique was one of top five most heavily landmine-impacted countries in the world, alongside Afghanistan, Angola, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Cambodia.

Celebrating Bao Bao’s 1st Birthday

On Saturday, August 23, panda cub Bao Bao will celebrate her first birthday at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

On the Frontlines of the Ebola Response: An Inside Look at a Program to Help the Grieving

In Liberia, a country gripped by Ebola, the outbreak has not only taken its toll on health care workers but also on the professionals who comfort the grieving.

Africa: The Promise of Africa and the Global Internet

A topic repeatedly raised during the historic U.S-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C., is the transformational role communications technologies will play in advancing a prosperous and peaceful world.

President Obama on the Murder of James Foley

Today, President Obama delivered a statement on the murder of American journalist James Foley.

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