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April 21, 2014

South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

On the first of April, I walked with great sadness through the United Nations compound in Juba, capital of South… more
April 7, 2014

20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ambassador Samantha Power joined the international community today in marking the… more
March 25, 2014

Promoting Regional Security and Protecting Human Rights in Uganda

At the President’s direction, the United States has deployed CV-22 Ospreys, refueling aircraft, and associated support personnel to augment U.S.… more
March 24, 2014

Meeting Water, Food, and Health Needs in Kenya

I am encouraged by how USAID’s water programs around the world contribute to integrated approaches that meet the objectives of… more
March 19, 2014

Improving Agriculture To Help Lift Nigerian Families Out of Poverty

Standing at the gates to the Nigerian cassava processing plant, Thai Farms, we held our breath while watching a local… more
March 19, 2014

Law Enforcement Efforts Underway to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

My colleagues and I in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) are focused on the topic… more
March 10, 2014

U.S. Support for UN Peacekeeping in Mali

In the vibrant, bustling city of Bamako, Mali, with live music emanating from restaurants and venues, you might be forgiven… more
March 6, 2014

Dedicated To Upholding the Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

Beatrice Mtetwa is Zimbabwe’s most prominent human rights lawyer. For more than 20 years, she has fought against injustice, defended… more
February 14, 2014

Mourning Ambassador Shirley Temple Black

We at Embassy Prague mourn the passing of Shirley Temple Black, U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana, movie star, and… more

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April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more

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