Global Partnerships Initiative

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December 19, 2013

Preparing African Youth for 21st Century Jobs

Last week, as part of a global “Hour of Code” challenge held in honor of Computer Science Education Week, millions… more
December 10, 2013

Making LGBT Rights Human Rights Through the Global Equality Fund

When celebrating Human Rights Day as a global community, we are reminded of efforts taking place to advance the human… more
October 31, 2013

Coming Together To Honor Our Veterans

Veterans Day is a day to honor the men and women who have served bravely on behalf of our country.… more
June 19, 2013

Global Equality Fund Advances Human Rights of LGBT Communities

PRIDE events abound in the month of June, especially here in the nation’s capital. John Kerry has championed LGBT equality… more
May 14, 2013

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Global Diaspora Forum

In a "State in 60 Seconds" video blog, Acting Special Representative for Global Partnerships Thomas Debass discusses the 2013 Global… more
May 14, 2013

Celebrating America’s Diaspora Communities

On Saturday, I celebrated my 100-day anniversary with the Department of State. To say that I am inspired and humbled… more
May 7, 2013

Apply To Attend the Global Diaspora Forum Meetup

Did you know that there are over 215 million people living in the world now in a country other than… more
March 13, 2013

Caribbean Entrepreneurs Compete in Diaspora Marketplace

In Kingston, Jamaica on February 25-26, 12 finalists of the inaugural Caribbean IdEA Marketplace showcased innovative business plans to policymakers,… more
March 11, 2013

Women Light the Way for Future Generations

Most of us in the United States don't think twice when we turn on a light to work late into… more
January 31, 2013

Celebrating the Power of Collaboration

Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted over 200 representatives from business, non-governmental organizations, and civil society groups to… more
January 16, 2013

The Power of Partnerships

On our final day of this multi-blog series on partnerships, I'd like to highlight other ways in which the Global… more


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April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more