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May 6, 2013

U.S. and Thailand: 180 Years -- Two Nations, One Friendship

In a video blog, U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney offers thoughts on 180 years of friendship between the United… more
April 2, 2013

Finding Common Ground to Connect: UGRAD Students Gather in Washington, DC

The Global Undergraduate Exchange (UGRAD) Program is sponsored by the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs with support… more
March 30, 2013

Thailand: Using Sports To Empower Girls Is a 'Win-Win' for Everyone

As fans across America tune into the NCAA basketball tournament and March Madness, WNBA stars Tamika Catchings and Ebony Hoffman… more
March 4, 2013

CITES Begins in Bangkok To Protect At-Risk Plants and Wildlife

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is now meeting in Bangkok, and… more
December 26, 2012

In Bhutan, Conserving the Natural Environment and Biodiversity

The Second Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation held in Thimphu, Bhutan October 20-24, hosted by the Royal Government of… more
August 10, 2012

First Youth TechCamp Launches August 12

The first-ever Youth TechCamp participants arrive in Washington this weekend! And here in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs… more
May 25, 2012

Hmong Returnees: Re-Building Lives in Laos

Earlier this month, I walked through the marketplace at the Phonekam development village in Laos, with Ambassador Karen Stewart and… 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 24, 2012

Strengthening Security Partnerships Across the Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific is home to half the world's population, more than half the world's GDP and nearly half of its… more
April 5, 2012

Final Four-Focused Youth Basketball Exchange Empowers Women and Girls

In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed 18 teenage girl athletes and… more
March 24, 2012

TechCamp Engages Civil Society in Thailand

Home to a thriving technology community, Bangkok was the site of our seventh TechCamp, an interactive program that supports Secretary… more


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