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On Thursday, the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and the NATO Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) were both approved by an overwhelming majority vote in the Afghan Parliament. On November 29, in a statement, the White House Press Secretary said:
When I joined the Foreign Service, I never imagined my first overseas Thanksgiving would involve four days of community activities, releasing sea turtle hatchlings into the sea, and celebrating the holiday with nine turkeys (one of whom was pardoned) in East Java.
With the season on gratitude upon us here in the United States, I wanted to take a moment to thank Feed the Future’s vast network of partners, at home and abroad, who are helping achieve our shared vision of a world without hunger, poverty and undernutrition.
This week we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.
It seems like just yesterday that the Bureau of Public Affairs (PA) developed the internet precursor to the state.gov website with a text-only “gopher” site through the Federal Depository Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
November 25 marks the the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
This week a year ago, I was in the Philippines, flying with the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team in a C-130 to Tacloban in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda).
The United States has been engaged in fighting the Ebola outbreak since the first cases were reported in March and on November 5, as part of our whole-of-government response to the Ebola crisis, we opened the Monrovia Medical Unit, which will provide care to any healthcare workers who beco
During International Education Week, we recognize the international academic research and collaboration that are key to addressing 21st century challenges such as climate change, pandemic disease, renewable and s
As I paused for a moment at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Morocco, and looked around the classroom filled with dynamic young global entrepreneurs sharing their innovative ideas for tackling challenges, creating economic opportunities, and re-imagining the world through an entrepreneurial le
Ever since the September groundbreaking, construction of the U.S.
This week, the world celebrates a natural resource that provides food for billions and employment opportunities for over 50 million people worldwide -- fisheries.
The State Department’s Office of Public Engagement (OPE) launched Foreign Policy Classroom, a student outreach program that engages youth on key foreign policy priorities, in January 2012.
Members of Congress, the Administration, the private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the diplomatic community gathered last night to mark the Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) first 10 years of driving cha
On my trip through Asia during the past two weeks, I was delighted to attend the 20th India-U.S.
Unlike a civil war or natural disaster, an epidemic does not destroy property. But it sharply increases the cost of doing business, with powerful effects on employment and investment.
A lot has been said about the importance of innovation, and the role it plays in helping businesses, from the one-person startup to multinational corporations. The U.S.
This year, as International Education Week and Global Entrepreneurship Week overlap, I find myself reflecting on the links between the two. In particular, two of my former co
Today, the governments of the world are gathering in Rome twenty-two years after the first International Conference on Nutrition. While over the past two decades, the number of chronically undernourished people has been reduced by more than 200 million, there are still nearly 800 million people
My study abroad in Argentina in 1985 was a formative experience in my life. Studying among the bustling cafes and lively museums where trials of military officers proceeded in a Buenos Aires emerging from a dark period of military rule ignited a lifelong passion for history and politics, and led