Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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January 17, 2013

Demonstrating U.S. Commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region

This was an historic and consequential year for U.S. diplomatic relations with the Asia-Pacific region. Following Secretary Clinton's announcement of… more
January 15, 2013

Two Women, Two Countries, Two People: A Growing Partnership

There is no more effective form of engagement than face-to-face communication. That's a fundamental principle of our public diplomacy. And… more
January 10, 2013

A New Dawn in Ghana

A new year means new challenges and new opportunities. In my corner of West Africa, both were on display this… more
January 10, 2013

Women, Technology, and International Development

This week, the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues and UN Women are convening the first… more
January 7, 2013

Advancing Human Rights Vital to U.S. National Interests

Secretary Clinton commemorated Human Rights Day in Dublin, underscoring that not only are universal values vital to who we are… more
January 5, 2013

The Americas Chart a Path for Success in the 21st Century

As we enter 2013, we'd like to share with you how the United States worked with our partners in the… more
January 2, 2013

Timor-Leste: Not Just an Ordinary New Year

When the people of Timor-Leste woke up this morning, their young nation had opened a new chapter in its history.… more
December 27, 2012

Empowering Women – Engaging Girls

Breaking the glass ceiling and advancing science go hand-in-hand. If we can get more women and girls - maybe half… more
December 24, 2012

Twelve Stories You May Have Missed in 2012

Here are just a few stories that you may have missed from the Department of State in 2012: The U.S.… more

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