Program Officer Dennis Hadrick is presented a soccer ball made from local rubber tree in Kisangani, DRC.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is located deep in the heart of Africa. Since 1996, the DRC has experienced two wars that have left behind...

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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. 

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...

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Man in gas mask

Last month, the U.S. Department of State hosted a forum commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention’s (CWC) entry into force....

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

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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...

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