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April 15, 2014

U.S. Partners With Armenia To Promote International Peace and Security

After years of supporting peacekeeping in Kosovo and the International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, Armenia is preparing to further… more
March 14, 2014

Saving Syria and Its Children

On February 10, the children at a United Nations’ school in Muzeirib, Syria, were among an ever shrinking group of… more
March 9, 2014

Serbia’s Growing Role as a UN Peacekeeping Troop Contributor

Only decades removed from the conflicts in its own recent history, the Republic of Serbia is clearly demonstrating its commitment… 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
January 28, 2014

GIST Initiative Helps Young Woman Innovator ‘Swim’ to Success

Over the past decade, technology has revolutionized how we take care of our personal health and wellness. With new apps… more
September 6, 2013

A Yes Vote of Conscience for the World's Red Line

I'm sometimes asked how, as someone who testified 42 years ago against the Vietnam War in which I had fought,… more
August 26, 2013

"Family is Family" for YES Student's Indiana Host Family

When asked to describe being a host mother, Jen Kramer of Kendallville, Indiana, reported that "it's just like having another… more
May 13, 2013

U.S. Provides Wheat To Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria

As part of our nearly $510 million in humanitarian aid to help those affected by the crisis in Syria ,… more
February 14, 2013

TechWomen Collaborate, Code, and Connect in Jordan

Last week in Jordan, 50 women from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Yemen and the United States… more
December 17, 2012

Syrian Refugees: Trying to Make It in Lebanon and Jordan

The recent visits of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and actress/director and Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner… 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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