The influence of Nelson Mandela and his example of servant leadership has transformed lives around the world.  From his humble beginnings in 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. 

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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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....


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

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2017 is an important year in international civil aviation as we celebrate two milestones: the 25th anniversary...


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