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August 22, 2013

Colombia: A Transformation

Metal wheelchairs colliding , balls gliding, and players falling -- sounds like some hybrid between bumper cars and football. It’s… more
June 5, 2013

Colombian Sports Visitors: On the Fast Track to Empowering Girls

Despite the early hour, 12 female athletes and two coaches, bright-eyed and dressed in matching blue and yellow track suits,… more
September 28, 2012

Increasing Access to Affordable Electricity Across the Hemisphere

More than 31 million people in the Western Hemisphere lack access to affordable, reliable energy services. Compared to the rest… more
August 14, 2012

Security and Partnership in the Americas: All in a Day's Work

A few weeks back, I had the privilege of attending a remarkable event where I witnessed teams from many nations… more
May 25, 2012

Trade Is Not Just for the Coasts, It’s for the Heartland Too

The United States was born a trading nation in 1776, and commerce has been the essential life blood of the… more
May 15, 2012

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Enters Into Force

One and a half million Colombian flowers were sent to the United States on May 14 as the first shipment… more
May 9, 2012

Global Recovery: A View From the Americas

Economic recovery, at home, in Europe, across the globe, seems to be on everyone's minds these days. In the United… more
May 2, 2012

Strengthening the Rule of Law and Combating Crime

Approximately 800 delegates representing 111 countries and 38 nongovernmental organizations gathered for the 21st session of the United Nations Commission… more
April 24, 2012

Colombia’s Women: Making Peace and Prosperity a Reality

From warm and walled Cartagena to temperate and sprawling Bogota, Colombia is a country whose 46 million people represent the… more
April 21, 2012

Young People and the UN Security Council

We are about two thirds of the way through the United States' April Presidency of the UN Security Council .… more
April 13, 2012

Photo of the Week: Sports Diplomacy at the G8

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Associate Editor Sarah Goldfarb highlights the Photo of the Week, featuring… more


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The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more