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The centennial of the First World War offers us the opportunity to reexamine events and better understand how the world was irrecoverably altered over the course of four years.
One year ago today, hundreds of girls gathered in their village’s sole secondary school. It was supposed to be closed, but a special exception -- the national exam to enter college -- opened the doors to hundreds of girls in their final year of school.
Watching baseball’s Opening Day last week reminded me of how the sport sparked my passion for numbers and statistics at an early age.
It was six years ago this month that President Obama gave his landmark speech in Prague stating the U.S.
President Barack Obama held a historic meeting today with Cuban President Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. Before their meeting, President Obama said:
Before coming to USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, I worked as a TV news correspondent for more than 12 years. I covered everything from school shootings to presidential inaugurations and worked alongside some pretty incredible journalists.
Robert Kennedy once said that ripples of hope had the potential to produce a powerful current with a transformative impact on the world.
Since the end of Sri Lanka’s almost 30-year civil war -- and after the conflict and challenges -- the country has grappled with how to achieve reconciliation and hold on to the traditions of democracy, tolerance and civil society for which it had long been known.
The science is clear that human activity is linked to climate change, and the Obama Administration recognizes the urgent need to take action.
2015 is a monumental year for the world's global education goals. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to an end this year as do the Education for All (EFA) goals which were adopted during the World Education Conference in Dakar, Senegal in 2000.
Last month, in an interview with Kommersant, I discussed how hard it’s become for the United States to have a dialogue with the Russian government on human rights. A week later, Russian MFA Plenipotentiary for Human Rights Konstantin Dolgov responded with an interview of his own, so it seems a d
This year for the first time, the Summit of the Americas will include representatives from all 35 countries of the Americas. This historic level of participation is good news.
People often ask, “What makes a good artifact? It could be anything with a compelling story that relates directly to a diplomatic event, person, place, or goal.
World Health Day serves as an important occasion to recognize the achievements and challenges in the global health community.
Today, April 7th, the United States joins the World Health Organization and the rest of the world in celebrating World Health Day, and this year’s theme “Food safety: From farm to plate, make food safe.”
April 7th is World Heath Day and each year on this day we remember the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948 by the United Nations.
Long before “globalization” was a commonly used term, diplomats and medical professionals recognized that healthy populations required the focus and attention of all nations and the broader global community.
Later this month, the international community will gather in New York to review the workings of the now-45-year-old Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Right things. Right places. Right now. Six simple words that are strategically guiding the largest U.S. foreign assistance program -- PEPFAR -- the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Today marked the second anniversary of an attack in Zabul province, Afghanistan that took the life of our friend and colleague Anne Smedinghoff while she was delivering textbooks to children in the area. Three U.S.