Bangladesh

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March 10, 2014

U.S. Support for UN Peacekeeping in Mali

In the vibrant, bustling city of Bamako, Mali, with live music emanating from restaurants and venues, you might be forgiven… more
March 7, 2014

From Diamond Diplomacy to the Gold Standard

While successful people-to-people diplomacy always requires hard work and creativity, a little star power never hurts. So when recently-retired Major… more
March 3, 2014

Inspiring Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Eighty percent of Bangladesh’s population is under the age of 40, and while Bangladesh has led the way in reducing… more
November 30, 2013

Big Ideas Come From Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

“Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the first official shopping day of the Christmas season in the United… more
November 7, 2013

Lift Bangladesh: A New Avenue for Charitable Giving

Korvi Rakshand is a smart, educated, and devoted young man who decided to put aside pressure to take over the… more
July 31, 2013

What’s Next? -- UN Global Education First Initiative

Malala Day on July 12th at the United Nations, and the subsequent social media and worldwide press buzz created a… more
May 9, 2013

Labor in Focus: Advancing Workplace Safety

The collapse of an eight-story factory building in Bangladesh that killed over 600 garment workers two weeks ago is among… more
April 23, 2013

Professor Muhammad Yunus Receives Congressional Gold Medal

I had the honor of attending the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Professor Muhammad Yunus. Eight Members of Congress representing… more
March 13, 2013

Why South Asia Matters

Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake Jr. outlines why South Asia is such a critical component of U.S. foreign policy, focusing… more
March 8, 2013

Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Working to promote gender equality and women's empowerment around the world can be a challenge. There are difficult days when… more
January 2, 2013

Resolving the Plight of Persecuted, Uprooted People Around the World

2012 was a challenging year for humanitarians trying to help displaced people around the world. The following summarizes some of… more

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April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more

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