In places like Darfur, building resilience may seem premature. Investing in their future can help reduce suffering down the road and hasten that day when humanitarian assistance isn’t needed anymore. / Amin Ismail, UNAMID

Thirty years ago, I began my career in international development, and quickly saw that USAID transforms.

Members of Activism against Gender Based Violence, march to mark the International Fortnight Protesting Violence against Women in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

While 2017’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV)—which runs annually from November 25 to December 10—...

A panoramic view of the practical interdiction training territory in Kazakhstan.

Smack dab between China and Russia sits Kazakhstan, a country of roughly 18 million people, and through which some of Central Asia’s most important cargo shipping...

C-Span films a program focused on the collection of the United States Diplomacy Center.

In January, C-Span is highlighting U.S. diplomatic history in a two-part program focused on the collection of the United States Diplomacy Center.

A black and white stock photo, two hands reach toward each other, one behind a chain link fence.

The State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons reflects on resources available to those who encounter a potential instance of...

A candle burns outside a home during Diwali festival in New Delhi, India.

Since the founding of our country, the right to freedom of religion or belief has been at the very heart of who we are as Americans.  ...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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