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January 18, 2013

Photo of the Week: U.S. Recognizes the Government of Somalia

On January 17, 2013, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Washington,… more
January 17, 2013

Technology Advances U.S. Diplomacy Goals

Advances in communications and information technology are allowing us to do just that, whether we are using crowd-sourcing or Twitter,… more
January 15, 2013

Two Women, Two Countries, Two People: A Growing Partnership

There is no more effective form of engagement than face-to-face communication. That's a fundamental principle of our public diplomacy. And… more
January 10, 2013

A New Dawn in Ghana

A new year means new challenges and new opportunities. In my corner of West Africa, both were on display this… more
December 24, 2012

Twelve Stories You May Have Missed in 2012

Here are just a few stories that you may have missed from the Department of State in 2012: The U.S.… more
December 18, 2012

International Migrants Day: Finding Solutions for Migrant Children

On the occasion of International Migrants Day , I wanted to share my experience from the sixth Global Forum on… more
December 11, 2012

Cooperatively Observing Ghana Decide

While many Americans experienced long lines when voting in our 2012 elections, by and large, they faced these inconveniences with… more
December 11, 2012

Eleven Words

As we commemorate International Human Rights Day today, December 10, I can't help but recall the moment 17 years ago… more
December 10, 2012

Community Solutions: Creating Global Solutions One Idea at a Time

Solving the world's biggest problems starts with one idea, by one individual, in one community. And those leaders must be… more
December 8, 2012

YES Study Abroad Sparks Future Diplomat

With the application deadline approaching in January, American high school students have the amazing opportunity to take the plunge, use… more
December 4, 2012

Ensuring Diamonds Are Truly Conflict Free

U.S. Kimberley Process Chair Ambassador Gillian A. Milovanovic and the rest of the U.S. Kimberley Process (KP) team achieved a… more