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December 3, 2012

Working With Namibia To End AIDS

Last week, we commemorated World AIDS Day around the globe. We remembered the friends, family, and strangers whose lives were… more
November 30, 2012

Turning the Tide Against AIDS in Zimbabwe

As we approach World AIDS Day, which we mark on December 1, I wanted to share a little bit about… more
November 27, 2012

War's Silent Scourge: Sexual Violence Against Women

In a recent opinion piece for The Daily Beast , Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Ambassador Peter… more
November 23, 2012

Planes, Barges, and Trucks in South Sudan

Traveling to visit refugees, one expects to see and hear certain things. I recently visited a refugee camp in South… more
November 13, 2012

United States Re-Elected to UN Human Rights Council

On Monday, November 12, the United States was reelected to the UN Human Rights Council during a session of the… more
November 9, 2012

Wildlife Trafficking and Conservation: A Call to Action

Under Secretary Tara Sonenshine discusses what we can do to build public awareness about the destructive ramifications of wildlife trafficking. more
November 8, 2012

Wildlife and Foreign Policy: What’s the Connection?

We need to show collective outrage against wildlife crimes to galvanize bold, comprehensive, worldwide action. None of us is doing… more
November 6, 2012

Ballots, Bagels, and Brass Bands: Celebrating American Traditions in Kigali

From late-September through mid-October, U.S. embassies and consulates around the world hosted voting events to help U.S. citizens overseas participate… more
November 5, 2012

Launching the Africa Regional Media Hub in Johannesburg

The Africa Regional Media Hub is the newest of the Bureau of Public Affairs' Hubs around the world. Our aim… more
November 1, 2012

Helping Refugee Children in Kenya

On a trip to Kenya, I visited with refugee children in two very different locations: in the Kakuma refugee camp… more