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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo hold a press conference in Ankara, Turkey on October 17, 2019.

This Week at State: October 18, 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

Supporting the People of Venezuela

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On July 12, 2019, Secretary General Luis Almagro of the Organization of American States (OAS) hosted a press conference to discuss the urgent and ongoing human rights crisis in Venezuela. U.S. Special… more
A child, right, carries a basket of stones while unloading a quarry boat with adult workers at a port in Yangon, Myanmar.

Working on Dreams, Not in Fields

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Today, 152 million children -- 88 million boys and 64 million girls -- are deprived of their childhoods and educational opportunities, which perpetuates a cycle of poverty, inequality, and economic and social… more


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