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February 7, 2014

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Sports Diplomacy

The State Department uses a variety of diplomatic strategies to meet our foreign policy goals. Sports diplomacy is one of… more
December 13, 2013

Going for Gold: Advancing International Disability Rights

Addressing the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities has emerged as a significant foreign policy issue, and one that… more
July 15, 2013

Advancing Public Diplomacy in the Virtual Student Foreign Service

I was awake. My first cohesive thought was a realization that I was still in bed and staring into darkness.… more
July 15, 2013

Building the Next Generation of India Experts

“It’s one thing to read about another culture in a book … but until you’re weaving between cows on your… more
June 14, 2013

Secretary Kerry: Peace Corps "The Best Use of Citizenship"

Secretary of State John Kerry took a break from meetings last week at the Organization of American States General Assembly… more
June 7, 2013

Secretary Kerry Meets With Students in Guatemala

In Guatemala, we recently hosted the Secretary of State during his participation in the Organization of American States General Assembly… 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
June 4, 2013

U.S. Ambassadors 'Bike Across Borders' in Zambia and Zimbabwe

Tourism is one of the great drivers of economic growth worldwide. According to the U.S. Travel Association, the average international… more
June 3, 2013

Strengthening U.S.-India Higher Education Ties

At the forthcoming U.S.-India Higher Education Dialogue later this month in New Delhi, the United States and India will continue… more


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