Educational and Cultural Affairs

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April 4, 2014

Social Media Summit 2014: 'Social Media for Social Change'

Have you ever been to a conference where it’s polite to start tweeting on your cell phone during the keynote… more
March 31, 2014

MLB Opening Day 2014 Marks Another Year for 'Diamond Diplomacy'

It’s March 31 and the temperature is finally beginning to warm after a long, cold winter. For many Americans, spring… more
March 18, 2014

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Diplomacy Lab

During today’s town hall with college students and congressional interns, Secretary Kerry announced Diplomacy Lab , a new program that… more
March 13, 2014

Virtual Exchanges: We Need Everyone

It’s the smallest and most obvious thing, and yet my life was at stake: I had to learn to look… more
March 11, 2014

At the Paralympics, Less is More

Paralympians are known for their ability to overcome obstacles and triumph no matter the odds. Few athletes compete at the… more
March 7, 2014

From Diamond Diplomacy to the Gold Standard

While successful people-to-people diplomacy always requires hard work and creativity, a little star power never hurts. So when recently-retired Major… more
March 3, 2014

Inspiring Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Eighty percent of Bangladesh’s population is under the age of 40, and while Bangladesh has led the way in reducing… more
February 24, 2014

Celebrating the Olympic Spirit in Sochi

On our last night in Sochi, members of the U.S. delegation made a point of visiting the USA House --… more

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