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August 19, 2013

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- World Humanitarian Day

August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day , an occasion to honor aid workers who have lost their lives in humanitarian… more
August 14, 2013

Ambassador Power To Host #WhatMatters Twitter Town Hall

Last Saturday, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power delivered her first public speech at Invisible Children' s Fourth Estate… more
August 13, 2013

Internet Freedom For All

Internet freedom is a foreign policy priority for the United States, and has been for many years. Our goal is… more
August 12, 2013

The Challenges of Meeting America's Objectives Around the Globe

Every year, the State Department works with Congress to develop an international affairs budget that advances U.S. national security, protects… more
August 1, 2013

A Look Back at the U.S. Security Council Presidency

The United States just wrapped up its successful July Presidency of the UN Security Council. The presidency -– which rotates… more
July 31, 2013

What’s Next? -- UN Global Education First Initiative

Malala Day on July 12th at the United Nations, and the subsequent social media and worldwide press buzz created a… more
July 30, 2013

Keeping Our Promise on Aid Transparency

I am proud to announce a significant step forward in our efforts to deliver development results more transparently and effectively… more
July 29, 2013

A Call to Action: Unconventional Approaches To Combat Modern Slavery

Each summer, the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons hosts an event on human trafficking for interns working… more