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October 5, 2012

Happy World Teachers' Day!

To mobilize support for teachers worldwide and to ensure we can meet the educational needs of future generations, the State… more
October 2, 2012

From Visas to Visitors -- More Travel, More Tourists, More Jobs

We at the State Department are well aware of the dynamic global tourism market of the 21st century -- and… more
September 30, 2012

Behind the Scenes at UNGA: Focus on the Western Hemisphere

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson, State Department Director of Policy Planning Jake Sullivan, and… more
September 28, 2012

Increasing Access to Affordable Electricity Across the Hemisphere

More than 31 million people in the Western Hemisphere lack access to affordable, reliable energy services. Compared to the rest… more
September 26, 2012

Water Should Be a Priority in Every Nation's Foreign Policy

I was glad to see more than 200 people in the audience for a discussion on water, peace, and security… more
August 23, 2012

Public Diplomacy Leverages Innovation To Promote Economic Growth

For years, our public diplomacy programs have worked to build a base of knowledge among foreign publics about the U.S.… more
August 20, 2012

Championing for Change Against Global Hunger

We know that adequate nutrition -- especially in the critical 1,000-day window between pregnancy and a child's second birthday --… more
August 17, 2012

Jóvenes en Acción: Today's Action Is Tomorrow's Change

When it comes to finding inventive solutions to world challenges, one program brings forth a group of vibrant students that… more

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