U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne attend the Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) Signing Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 10, 2018

MCC and the Government of Senegal developed the compact to strengthen the power sector and meet the growing demand for reliable electricity in one of Africa...

December 10 is International Human Rights Day.

This year's Human Rights Day marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The 30 articles of the Declaration set...

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan delivers opening remarks at The Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 11, 2018.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan hosted the first ministerial in many years dedicated to counterterrorism cooperation in the Western Hemisphere in Washington, D.C...

A city skyline with the words "State4States" and "Georgia"

The work of the State Department benefits the “Peach State” of Georgia -- from Atlanta to Savannah -- in a number of areas including education,...

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Colombia during an 11 week mission to offer medical treatment aboard the ship and at a land-based medical site.

The 32 days I spent on the USNS Comfort left a lasting impression on how I view our military’s important role in supporting global peace and security. It also...


President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo join a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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