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April 9, 2014

STEMatState: Eco-Friendly Embassies

Global climate change is a challenge that requires innovations in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) to solve. The Department… more
December 31, 2013

Thirteen Stories That Shaped the World in 2013

In 2013, as more people than ever sought their news through social media, the State Department expanded its digital engagement.… more
December 21, 2013

'The Long Walk Home'

"We lived in a less grand style in Qunu, but it was in that village near Umtata that I spent… more
December 12, 2013

Assisting Africa in its Efforts to Connect its People

In July, I joined a team of Americans an official trip to South Africa for ICANN47. It happened to fall… more
December 12, 2013

A Week of Inspiration and Hope

Last week, people around the world gathered to recognize World AIDS Day , honor those whose lives have been lost… more
December 10, 2013

President Obama Speaks at a Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

Today, President Barack Obama joined world leaders at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg,… more
December 6, 2013

Mandela Was an Inspiration and a Model

You don't meet a lot of people in this world who leave you with a feeling that can only be… more
December 5, 2013

Remembering Nelson Mandela

"Let us pause and give thanks for the fact that Nelson Mandela lived -- a man who took history in… more
November 29, 2013

The Power of a Grandmother's Love

As we approach World AIDS Day 2013, children affected by and living with HIV/AIDS must remain central to the global… 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

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