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January 23, 2014

One Million Trees Planted in Morocco

First, think of something that provides shade from the sun, helps soil quality, absorbs carbon dioxide, and can be a… more
January 22, 2014

USAID Remains Focused on Typhoon Response in the Philippines

I'm always worried that after the first month or two, on a large emergency such as Typhoon Haiyan, that the… more
January 20, 2014

MLK Day of Service: A Call to Action

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial -- located not too far from the State Department’s headquarters in Washington -- not… more
January 17, 2014

Digital Economy Offers Opportunities for Growth in Mexico

My dear friend, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, and I visited Mexico last week to conduct a series of meetings on… more
January 17, 2014

Raising Women's Voices in Syria's Conflict

Reem Halibi joined the Syrian revolution early. A student at the University of Aleppo when the revolution started, she was… more
January 16, 2014

Progress in Countering the Lord's Resistance Army

A Central African was fishing on a riverbank last month when a group of 19 men, women, and children emerged… more
January 14, 2014

Reaching Out to Syrian Refugees in Iraq

To date, the United States is at the forefront of the humanitarian response to the conflict in Syria, providing more… more
January 13, 2014

Haiti’s Recovery Won’t Happen Overnight

Each morning, the bulky, unwieldy vehicle navigates an uneven, rocky path that in some areas of Haiti is a common… more
January 10, 2014

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

On December 31, 2013, President Barack Obama proclaimed January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. He called upon… more
January 9, 2014

U.S.-Japan: Past, Present, and Future Energy

In 1960, President Dwight Eisenhower stood next to Japan's Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi to celebrate the signing of the U.S.-Japan… more