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April 23, 2014

STEMatState: Step Behind Our Consular Window

What really goes on behind the consular window? Every day, consular officers evaluate 60,000 to100,000 visa applicants worldwide, utilizing multiple… more
April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more
April 23, 2014

Cooperative Clearance Efforts Help Make Cambodian Communities Safer

In 2011, as President Obama announced the strategic rebalance of U.S. foreign policy priorities to the Asia-Pacific region, Cambodia was… more
April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more
April 22, 2014

National Parks: 'A Universal Symbol of Freedom and Democracy'

Dr. Juraj Svajda of Slovakia credits his parents for his love of nature: “While growing up I spent summers and… more
April 22, 2014

Every Day Is #EarthDay

Earth Day is an important day of commemoration for the Department of State, both here in D.C. and at our… more
April 21, 2014

You’re Invited: Join the Coolest Virtual Field Trip to Mars

What do a dove, a yerba mate cup, a cowboy boot, a wooden dance mask, and a PlayStation4 video game… more
April 21, 2014

Strengthening Nuclear Security Sustainability

Since the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit , Centers of Excellence have been recognized as an important part of the global… more
April 21, 2014

Supporting an Open and Inclusive Internet in Brazil

This week, we head to São Paulo, Brazil, to attend NETmundial , a global meeting of governments, entrepreneurs, academics, Internet… more
April 20, 2014

Working With the Vatican Against Modern Slavery

Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. As… more