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June 10, 2013

How Diplomats Helped a U.S. Citizen Injured 8,000 Miles From Home

Every U.S. Embassy has a duty officer on call right now. Any U.S. citizen facing a medical or legal emergency… more
June 4, 2013

U.S. Ambassadors 'Bike Across Borders' in Zambia and Zimbabwe

Tourism is one of the great drivers of economic growth worldwide. According to the U.S. Travel Association, the average international… more
April 23, 2013

Observing a Constitutional Referendum in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe held a referendum on its new constitution on Saturday, March 16th, paving the way for presidential elections later this… more
August 31, 2012

From Iowa City to Masvingo: The Shared Power of the Pen

Summer is a serious, hard-working time of year in southern Africa. Chilly mornings and bright, clear days define this hemisphere's… more
August 24, 2012

Photo of the Week: Defending the Rights of LGBT People

This week's Photo of the Week comes to us from the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic and shows Ambassador… more
August 23, 2012

Public Diplomacy Leverages Innovation To Promote Economic Growth

For years, our public diplomacy programs have worked to build a base of knowledge among foreign publics about the U.S.… more
May 3, 2012

Speaking Out on World Press Freedom Day

Hundred of journalists, bloggers, activists and officials from every corner of the globe have descended on Tunis to honor UNESCO… more
April 23, 2012

Virtual Youth Exchanges: Three Days of 'Teen Power'

It's not every day that the State Department gets to go back to school. Last week, we partnered with Chicago… 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
September 1, 2011

Ambassador Ray Holds Webchat With "Zim Youth Making a Difference"

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, U.S. Embassy Harare Public Affairs Counselor Sharon Hudson Dean tells readers… more


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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