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November 12, 2013

Learning to Work Across Borders

I’ve always been fascinated by borders. The first one I ever crossed was between my home state of Maine and… more
May 3, 2013

President Obama Reaffirms the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

On the first day of his trip to Mexico and Costa Rica, President Obama was in Mexico City for meetings… more
May 2, 2013

Preview of President Obama's Trip to Mexico and Costa Rica

On Thursday, President Obama leaves on a three day trip to Mexico and Costa Rica, where he will meet with… more
April 30, 2013

U.S.-Mexico Dialogue Expands Economic Cooperation

The United States and Mexico share many similar interests and concerns. We are also at a very special state in… more
March 30, 2013

Celebrating Women's Empowerment in the Western Hemisphere

When we talk about promoting women's empowerment in the Western Hemisphere, we are talking about empowerment in all aspects of… more
August 17, 2012

Jóvenes en Acción: Today's Action Is Tomorrow's Change

When it comes to finding inventive solutions to world challenges, one program brings forth a group of vibrant students that… more
August 12, 2012

Little League: A Big Hit for Young Sports Visitors

This year's United Nations International Youth Day coincides with the start of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs SportsUnited… more
May 2, 2012

Strengthening the Rule of Law and Combating Crime

Approximately 800 delegates representing 111 countries and 38 nongovernmental organizations gathered for the 21st session of the United Nations Commission… more
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
April 24, 2012

Colombia’s Women: Making Peace and Prosperity a Reality

From warm and walled Cartagena to temperate and sprawling Bogota, Colombia is a country whose 46 million people represent the… more
April 2, 2012

Gender Integration Efforts in the Field

Last month, I participated in a conference with my fellow U.S. Ambassadors and other U.S. diplomats in Washington, D.C. At… more


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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