A journalist poses in front of a quote by Phil Graham.

The State Department’s Foreign Press Center sponsored a ten-day press tour designed to examine the theme of media literacy, all perspectives on the...

A woman in traditional clothing smiles with goats in the background.

Despite poverty and health challenges, women in Burkina Faso and Niger are learning new ways to prevail. 

Leroy Phillips, Yaa Oppong, and State Department DRL Staff Member Sit at Table During Meeting.

In my capacity as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) I had the incredible opportunity to meet Leroy Phillips, an...

People sort through food aid

On July 8, 2017, the United States announced nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian aid to help the millions of people affected by food insecurity and...


Preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems, as well as conventional weapons, remain...

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