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March 29, 2013

Promoting Labor Rights for Women Domestic Workers

This year during Women's History Month, the United States is highlighting its continuing efforts to press for gender equality and… more
March 28, 2013

Key Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 22nd Session

The Human Rights Council 22nd Session, which ended on March 22, was one of the most significant in the Council's… more
March 28, 2013

Working Multilaterally To Prevent Genocide

On Tuesday, March 26, the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng came to Washington, D.C. to… more
March 26, 2013

Secretary Kerry Travels to Afghanistan

On March 25-26, 2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled Kabul, Afghanistan, where he met with Afghan President Hamid… more
March 26, 2013

Building Bridges Through Basketball: Peace in Israel's Younger Generation

Jewish and Arab-Israeli teens travel to the United States to engage their American counterparts and highlight the strong relationship between… more
March 25, 2013

Reviving the Call to Action of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Promotion of fundamental labor rights and safe workplaces is a core U.S. value. Over one hundred years ago, on this… more
March 23, 2013

World Tuberculosis Day: Confronting TB/HIV Co-Infection

This Sunday, March 24, is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. Around the world, countries will mark the day in 1882 when… more
March 23, 2013

U.S.-Japan Friendship Continues To Blossom

Each year in Washington D.C., the arrival of spring is celebrated with the National Cherry Blossom Festival.The blossoms signify our… more
March 21, 2013

Expanding the Training of Female Peacekeepers

In 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13595, which created the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security and… more
March 17, 2013

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

March 17 is the feast day of Ireland's patron saint, Saint Patrick (385-461), in the Roman Catholic and Anglican calendars… more
March 13, 2013

Engaging the Public in the Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking

The U.S. Department of State continues to underscore the many reasons for protecting wildlife, from its moral and environmental implications… more


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