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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
May 29, 2013

Advancing Disability Rights Worldwide Through Exchanges

President Obama has proclaimed that international disability rights should be at the heart of our nation’s foreign policy. The State… more
May 29, 2013

The Power of English Learning

Throughout my travels as an Under Secretary, I have been constantly reminded of the magnetism of English language learning. From… more
January 15, 2013

A New Generation of FLEX Arrives in the United States

The Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) began 20 years ago as a way to introduce high-school students from Eurasia to… more
June 23, 2012

Tech Forum Central Asia Spotlights Innovation for Social Good

Eight months of planning meetings and conference calls between U.S. Consulate Almaty and Washington D.C. led to three days of… more
April 20, 2012

Young People Mobilize for Global Youth Service Day

This weekend marks the 24th annual Global Youth Service Day. In 100 countries, across six continents, young people between the… more
January 15, 2012

Year in Review: U.S. Diplomacy in South and Central Asia

2011 was an eventful year for all of us working in South and Central Asia. I've had the opportunity to… more
January 7, 2012

A Year of Women on the Frontlines of Progress

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer highlights the achievements by… more
December 31, 2011

DipNote: The Week in Review

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Associate Editor Sarah Goldfarb recaps the past two weeks, December 19-31,… more
December 29, 2011

Learning Foreign Policy in the Office of Central Asian Affairs

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Rudi Sarna, an intern in the Bureau of South and Central… more
December 9, 2011

Appreciating the Value of the UN Human Rights Council

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assisant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs… 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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