A woman stands inside her house with recently installed indoor plumbing.

In partnership with the Government of Cabo Verde, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is supporting reforms to the country...

A night time view of the Astana sphere at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

As my plane to Astana took the final turn before descent—I saw it.  The Nur Alem, a huge, glowing sphere lit up the Kazakhstani steppes, dancing with color and a...

Coal-fired scherer.

Air pollution is the fourth leading risk factor in premature death worldwide according to the World Health Organization, leading to about 5.5 million premature...

Afghan girls gather together.

Three years ago the international community marked the very first International...


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Marchers unfurl a huge rainbow flag as they prepare to march in the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

On June 8, 2017, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Civil Rights (S/OCR) and GLIFAA (LGBT+ Pride in Foreign Affairs Agencies) co-hosted ...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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