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September 30, 2012

Behind the Scenes at UNGA: Focus on the Western Hemisphere

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson, State Department Director of Policy Planning Jake Sullivan, and… more
September 23, 2012

U.S. Priorities at the 67th UN General Assembly

We have four broad priorities for the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly. First, we will continue to advance… more
September 19, 2012

At UNESCO, A New Chapter for Literacy

The days are long for the women of Yeumbeul, a village on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. But after hours… more
September 5, 2012

In Niger, Hope for Ending Hunger

I have just returned from a thought-provoking visit to Niger, one of the largest countries in the Sahel -- a… more
July 26, 2012

Agricultural Development Empowers Women in Africa

It's normal to think that food assistance is simply about keeping stomachs full. But, in fact, it's far more complex… more
July 5, 2012

Living in Limbo

Statelessness impacts as many as 12 million people around the globe. Often, this under-recognized human right, the right to a… more
June 1, 2012

Photo of the Work: Saluting UN Peacekeepers Around the World

International Day of UN Peacekeepers is an occasion to salute the 120,000 peacekeepers currently serving in some of the world's… more
June 1, 2012

Timor-Leste: A Hopeful Look to the Future

I went to Timor-Leste to see if this tiny country -- roughly the size of Connecticut with a population of… more


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