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March 19, 2014

Improving Agriculture To Help Lift Nigerian Families Out of Poverty

Standing at the gates to the Nigerian cassava processing plant, Thai Farms, we held our breath while watching a local… 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
December 19, 2013

Preparing African Youth for 21st Century Jobs

Last week, as part of a global “Hour of Code” challenge held in honor of Computer Science Education Week, millions… more
December 8, 2013

Shining a Light on the Dark Ways of Corruption

The international community has come a long way from the days when corruption was a “necessary evil” --mentioned in hushed… more
October 29, 2013

Opening Doors of Opportunity for Women and Girls Through Sports

On October 6, 2013, 16 women from Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Poland,… more
September 19, 2013

Creating Stronger Societies--On and Off the Field

Zola was born into a segregated South Africa, where poverty and inequality were just a few of the challenges she… 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
April 1, 2013

Advancing the Fight Against Corruption

The U.S. Government, in partnership with the Government of Ghana, sponsored a five-day workshop in Accra, Ghana to help advance… 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
October 25, 2012

Engaging Africa's Innovators: Apps4Africa 2012 Business Challenge

Over the next few days, more than 40 African innovators and technology start-ups will get the chance to unveil their… more
October 5, 2012

Accomplishments at the Human Rights Council 21st Session

The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva just concluded its 21st session, which was the last regular session of… more

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August 14, 2008

Honoring Yoshi's Memory

About the Author: Jonas Stewart is the Director of the Nagoya American Center and Public Affairs Officer at the U.S.… more

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