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October 6, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Help Overseas U.S. Citizens To Vote

Register and/or request a ballot today using the federal post card application at www.FVAP.gov . Registration deadlines vary and some… more
September 26, 2012

Water Should Be a Priority in Every Nation's Foreign Policy

I was glad to see more than 200 people in the audience for a discussion on water, peace, and security… more
September 19, 2012

At UNESCO, A New Chapter for Literacy

The days are long for the women of Yeumbeul, a village on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. But after hours… more
August 20, 2012

Championing for Change Against Global Hunger

We know that adequate nutrition -- especially in the critical 1,000-day window between pregnancy and a child's second birthday --… more
June 14, 2012

Enhancing Africa's Infrastructure for Trade

The economic growth that sub-Saharan Africa has enjoyed over the past three decades has placed sizable demands -- and stress… more
May 10, 2012

Emerging Africa: Unleashing Africa's Innovation Potential

In the last week, I've travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town to Addis Ababa. Along the way, I've been struck… more
March 8, 2012

Honoring Women of Courage

About the Authors: Melanne Verveer serves as the Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues at the Department of State , and… more
February 20, 2012

Op-Ed: 'Using Diplomacy To Create Jobs'

Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides authored an opinion piece that appears on Politico.com . The text of his piece… more
January 9, 2012

Advancing U.S. Economic Statecraft in 2012

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez… more


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