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Blog Post Archive

Global Connect: Providing a 21st Century Digital Foundation for Development

The metaphorical roads and highways of the 21st century used for the delivery of ideas and services are wired and wireless digital platforms.

In Photos: Haiti Special Coordinator Engages International Partners To Advance Democracy in Haiti

On February 5, 2016, the Executive and Legislative authorities in Haiti reached an agreement to ensure the continuity of governance and the completion of the ongoing electoral process.  Following that important agreement, the United States Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary

Strengthening Grassroots Democracy in Libya

For 40 years in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi pitted community against community and tribe against tribe to prevent any organized revolt.

2016 Already a Historic Year for Diamond Diplomacy

As Major League Baseball teams throw out their opening pitches of the season this week, 2016 is already a historic year for U.S. government "diamond diplomacy."

Secretary Kerry Visits Baghdad, Announces new U.S. Humanitarian Assistance

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is currently in the midst of a multi-country trip, traveling to Manama, Bahrain, Baghdad, Iraq, and Hiroshima, Japan.

Model UN Conference: A Message to the Next Generation of Multilateral Diplomats

Today the Department of State extends a warm welcome to more than 600 Washington, D.C. metropolitan area students, teachers, and guests for a day of speeches, ceremonies, and mock-debates during our annual Model United Nations (UN) Conference.

Celebrating International Roma Day; Promoting Human Rights

Overcoming deep-rooted discrimination, racism, and intolerance directed against ethnic minorities is a monumental task. In Europe, the socio-economic exclusion of Romani individuals remains a human rights challenge. The U.S.

Equipping Health Workers to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

I am scared. I think I have the disease that everyone talks about. Other women warned me to be careful with my clients. My mind is buzzing with questions.

‘Passing the Baton’: Powerful Women Empower Aspiring Professionals

The State Department recently partnered with American Women for International Understanding (AWIU) to host their second annual Career Opportunities for International Relations symposium (COIR) with this year’s theme of “Passing the Baton.”

Secretary Kerry on 'the Future of Energy'

Yesterday U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave the keynote address at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York.

Reducing Plastic to Protect Our Ocean: Eco-Diplomacy in Action

Earth's oceans are essential to life -– generating oxygen, absorbing excess atmospheric carbon dioxide, and providing food and livelihoods. Yet the oceans are under siege from climate change and plastic waste.

A Global Mission that Defines the Leading Edge of Technology

It is not common knowledge that the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) deploys some of the most sophisticated technical security countermeasures in the world. But maybe it should be?

The United States Will Chair the WSIS Forum in 2016

The United Nations (UN) first brought all stakeholders together in 2003 and 2005 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in order to establish a common goal: bringing the potential of information and communications technologies and all that they enable to the entire world.

Celebrating the Spirit of Volunteerism through the International Visitor Leadership Program

This March, emerging civic leaders from Algeria, Bahrain, Botswana, Bulgaria, Jordan, Nepal, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam traveled to the United States to participate in a three-week International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled “Volunteerism

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action: Goals in Sri Lanka

The Government of Sri Lanka has announced its intention to be mine-impact free by 2020, a goal which sets the bar high, given that landmines and explosive remnants of war still contaminate many pockets of Sri Lanka.

State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service turns 100

This year, the U.S. Department of State marks the 100th anniversary of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS).

An Inspirational Social #Meetup with International Women of Courage

This year the State Department marked the tenth anniversary of the International Women of Courage (IWOC) award by honoring current and past honorees, nearly 100 women from 60 different countries over ten years.

World's Coolest Internship: Sharing How State Supports Global Enterprise

Before arriving, when I imagined my duties as a U.S. Department of State intern, I assumed they would consist of two things: picking up visas and delivering coffees.

To Promote Growth, Empower Women

This month, we celebrated women who changed history. We remembered the women leaders, artists, and scientists who transformed society and paved the way for generations to come.

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