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May 29, 2012

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

As May 29 is International Day of UN Peacekeepers, it is an optimal moment to reflect on the work we… more
April 21, 2012

Young People and the UN Security Council

We are about two thirds of the way through the United States' April Presidency of the UN Security Council .… more
April 4, 2012

U.S. Takes the Reins of the UN Security Council Presidency

When Ambassador Susan Rice assumed the rotating monthly Presidency of the UN Security Council from the United Kingdom this week,… 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 7, 2012

#AskState: Spokesperson Nuland Holds Twitter Briefing

More: January 2012 Designated "21st Century Statecraft Month" Today, State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland held a Twitter briefing , answering… more
December 14, 2011

South Sudan: Engaging the World’s Newest Country

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa at USAID Rajakumari Jandhyala discusses the… more
October 9, 2011

Promoting Peacekeeping in the Asia-Pacific

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans, Programs, and Operations Major General Walter… more


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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
April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more