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February 6, 2012

U.S. Supports Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Acting Assistant Secretary… more
February 2, 2012

21st Century Statecraft: Continuing the Conversation

Technology and new innovations are changing the world in which we live. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is responding… more
January 27, 2012

21st Century Statecraft: Forging U.S. Digital Diplomacy

Innovate or die. It's an oft-repeated phrase about the adoption of technology and innovation that evokes Darwinian images of people… more
January 25, 2012

Conversations With America: The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy

More: Questions Submitted on DipNote | Text Transcript Suzan Johnson Cook , Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, held… more
January 25, 2012

Egypt's Transition to Democracy

On January 24, 2012, the White House Press Secretary issued the following statement : "This week, Egypt achieved several historic… 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 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 9, 2012

Join a Discussion on Religion and Foreign Policy

Update: Watch the video here . Suzan Johnson Cook , Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, will hold a… more
January 8, 2012

Egypt: Reaffirming Respect for All at Coptic Christmas

Over the course of my career as a United States diplomat, I've spent many a Christmas holiday in countries across… more
January 5, 2012

Year in Review: Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary Michael Posner highlights issues the Bureau of Democracy, Human… more

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April 17, 2014

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

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