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Empowering Women Economically Around the World

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Last year, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) committed over $25 million and reached over 150,000 women around the world in programs specifically designed to empower women… more

Honoring the 2019 International #WomenofCourage

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On March 7, the Secretary of State hosted the 2019 International Women of Courage Awards alongside First Lady Melania Trump, honoring 10 extraordinary women from around the world. Here are some highlights from… more
U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivers remarks on the Venezuela in the Press Briefing Room, at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 11, 2019.

An Update on the Situation in Venezuela

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On March 11, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivered remarks to the press on the situation in Venezuela. The Secretary reflected on Venezuela's journey to its current dire situation -- one in which… more

This Week at State: March 8, 2019

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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
Women carry a sign during an observance of International Women's Day on March 8, 2005.

Celebrating International Women's Day

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March 8 marks International Women's Day , an annual, global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender… more


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