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March 3, 2014

Inspiring Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Eighty percent of Bangladesh’s population is under the age of 40, and while Bangladesh has led the way in reducing… more
April 23, 2013

Professor Muhammad Yunus Receives Congressional Gold Medal

I had the honor of attending the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Professor Muhammad Yunus. Eight Members of Congress representing… more
March 13, 2013

Why South Asia Matters

Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake Jr. outlines why South Asia is such a critical component of U.S. foreign policy, focusing… more
March 8, 2013

Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Working to promote gender equality and women's empowerment around the world can be a challenge. There are difficult days when… more
December 26, 2012

In Bhutan, Conserving the Natural Environment and Biodiversity

The Second Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation held in Thimphu, Bhutan October 20-24, hosted by the Royal Government of… more
August 13, 2012

Engaging the World Through Partnerships

On a recent trip to Dhaka, Bangladesh, I visited Dhaka University to see a Banyan tree that Senator Edward Kennedy… more
May 6, 2012

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in Bangladesh

On May 5, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Bangladesh to meet with senior Government of Bangladesh officials… more
April 23, 2012

Virtual Youth Exchanges: Three Days of 'Teen Power'

It's not every day that the State Department gets to go back to school. Last week, we partnered with Chicago… more
January 15, 2012

Year in Review: U.S. Diplomacy in South and Central Asia

2011 was an eventful year for all of us working in South and Central Asia. I've had the opportunity to… more


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