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April 17, 2014

Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Roundtable Highlights a Global Problem

On April 11 in connection with the spring World Bank/International Monetary Fund meetings taking place in Washington, D.C., representatives of… more
May 27, 2013

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we remember the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. "They are… more
March 29, 2013

Securing Human Rights Online: Internet Freedom Fellows Program

At the frontlines of the fight for freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are human rights defenders, who often depend… more
March 26, 2013

Preserving One of the Last and Greatest Ocean Wilderness Areas

The United States is firmly committed to the protection of Antarctica's Ross Sea, one of the last and greatest ocean… more
February 21, 2013

Empowering Future Leaders in the Pacific

I had the pleasure of hosting the inaugural Future Leaders of the Pacific conference. Young leaders ranging in age from… more
January 17, 2013

Demonstrating U.S. Commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region

This was an historic and consequential year for U.S. diplomatic relations with the Asia-Pacific region. Following Secretary Clinton's announcement of… more
May 31, 2012

Fifty Years of Independence in Samoa

Tomorrow will be a great day. I am in Apia, and will be participating in celebrations of the 50th anniversary… more
May 28, 2012

Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day the people of Kapiti Coast on the North Island of New Zealand unveiled a memorial to the… more
March 2, 2012

Around the Corner in Timor-Leste

You never know what you are going to find around a corner in this rugged island country, as we recently… more


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Focus on Baltic Youth

Photo Gallery About the Author: Colleen Graffy serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy in the… more