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April 27, 2012

Celebrating International Jazz Day

The inaugural International Jazz Day, proposed by the United States and organized in cooperation with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock,… more
March 22, 2012

How USAID is Putting Local Wealth to Work

You can view the full-size image here . In the 1960s, during USAID's founding decade, official development assistance represented 70… more
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
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 18, 2012

The Entrepreneurial Spirit of the Arab Spring

In the midst of the political and economic revolutions and evolutions of the Arab Spring, there is a theme emerging.… more
January 13, 2012

Photo of the Week: Celebrating Water Resources

Our "Photo of the Week" comes to us from James Rivera, who serves at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.… more
January 12, 2012

Embracing the New Year's Opportunities for Change

When I served as Political-Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia in the late 1990s, noisy and crowded diplomatic… 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 1, 2012

2011: The Year in Global Partnerships

In 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton continued to champion cross-sectoral partnerships as a cornerstone of her 21st Century… more
December 31, 2011

DipNote: The Week in Review

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Associate Editor Sarah Goldfarb recaps the past two weeks, December 19-31,… more
December 13, 2011

Secretary Clinton Meets With U.K. Foreign Secretary Hague

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague at the Department of State in Washington,… more
November 25, 2011

Recent Developments in Egypt

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, DipNote Bloggers highlight the statement by the Press Secretary on recent… more


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