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An 11 year old child works at a metal factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Working Toward a Future Without Child Labor

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On the World Day Against Child Labor, June 12, we’re reminded of progress made in the fight against child labor and we take stock of the work that remains. The international community has marked this day… more
Flood waters cover a street, reaching about halfway up small yellow and bright blue cement homes.

Safe Travels During Storm Season

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A tropical vacation may sound like the perfect getaway this summer, but it comes with a risk: the Atlantic hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season officially lasts from June 1 to November 30, though… more

This Week at State: June 8, 2018

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Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives in one blog post. more
A pair of ducks swim between patches of lake weed that float near the surface of Clear Lake.

Commemorating World Environment Day 2018

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June 5 marks World Environment Day. Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on an environmental concern. The theme for 2018, “Beat Plastic Pollution,” is a call to action… more

This Week at State: June 1, 2018

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Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and… more
A graphic for 100 years of Diplomatic Couriers, including a Diplomatic Security badge and three portrait photos of diplomatic couriers

Historic Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic Couriers

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1776: First American Courier - On July 10, 1776, four days after the Declaration of Independence, the Continental Congress commissioned the first diplomatic courier, Captain Peter Parker, as commander of the U… more

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