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January 27, 2012

Photo of the Week: Empowering Young People Through Sports

This week's "Photo of the Week" was taken by U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs' employee Beth Payne… more
January 27, 2012

Talking 2012 U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

Public outreach and engagement with the American people and media to present and explain U.S. foreign policy is one of… more
January 25, 2012

Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Touts Education in Brazil

Today, Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar kicked off his service as a Global Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State in… more
January 24, 2012

U.S.-Canada Arctic Expedition Surveys the Extended Continental Shelf

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Brian Van Pay, Maritime Geographer with the Bureau of Oceans and… more
January 20, 2012

Changing Society: The Power of Inclusive Thinking

As a child, I had to sit on the sidelines as my friends played on neighborhood playgrounds that were not… more
January 19, 2012

Taking Diplomacy to New Heights

On Wednesday, January 18, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer… more
January 17, 2012

Can Mobile Money Transform a Country?

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Charley Johnson and Priya Jaisinghani highlight how Haiti is rebuilding not… more
January 16, 2012

Teaching Respect for All, on MLK Day, and Every Day

Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the visionary leaders of the… more
January 13, 2012

Investment: The Path to a Prosperous Future in Haiti

Yesterday, Haiti commemorated two years since the earthquake of January 12, 2010. Those of us who went through the earthquake… more
January 9, 2012

Haiti -- Two Years Post Earthquake: What You May Not Know

The power of Haiti's heritage and its people is tremendous. For America, Haiti has held, and continues to hold, a… more


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