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March 3, 2014

Opinion: End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking on World Wildlife Day

Today, the world celebrates the first ever World Wildlife Day . Here in America, the bald eagle, the grizzly bear,… 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 28, 2014

A Critical Moment for Ukraine

The United States has been clear that the Ukrainian people deserve the opportunity to determine their own future and that… more
February 28, 2014

The State Department Means Business

Some have commented how unusual, almost unprecedented, it was for me, a non-career ambassador, to come to Washington to serve… more
February 28, 2014

U.S. Support for Civilian Demining Promotes Security in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian countryside, tucked away amongst mountainous terrain, lays the town of Puerto Venus in the Nariño municipality.… more
February 26, 2014

U.S. Stands With the Ukrainian People

Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns traveled to Ukraine to convey U.S. support for Ukraine's efforts to secure a stable,… more
February 25, 2014

Preventing Sexual Violence Is a National Security Imperative

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry co-authored this entry with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague. Imagine that you're caught in… more
February 25, 2014

You're Invited: Join the International Women of Courage #StateMeetUp

Secretary of State John Kerry and First Lady Michelle Obama will honor a group of extraordinary women with the International… 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
February 22, 2014

An Update on the Situation in Ukraine

The United States is closely monitoring developments in Ukraine. In a statement on February 22, 2014, the White House Press… more