Uganda

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March 25, 2014

Promoting Regional Security and Protecting Human Rights in Uganda

At the President’s direction, the United States has deployed CV-22 Ospreys, refueling aircraft, and associated support personnel to augment U.S.… 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
February 20, 2014

Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Countries Around the World

The events recounted in the new movie The Monuments Men are unfolding every day around the world. It’s a little… more
February 1, 2014

Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women… more
January 16, 2014

Progress in Countering the Lord's Resistance Army

A Central African was fishing on a riverbank last month when a group of 19 men, women, and children emerged… 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
August 8, 2013

Quick Action to Aid Refugees in Uganda

We left our hotel in Fort Portal in western Uganda for an hour and a half drive along a mountain… more
May 29, 2013

Advancing Disability Rights Worldwide Through Exchanges

President Obama has proclaimed that international disability rights should be at the heart of our nation’s foreign policy. The State… more
May 12, 2013

A Critical Tool Toward Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

On Mother's Day, we celebrate the many exceptional women in our lives and around the globe. Today, and every day,… more

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