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Diplomacy in Action

Nuclear Agreement With Iran

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 2): "Internationally, the agreement is being backed ... by each of the more than 100 countries that have taken a formal position." Full Text» Debunking Myths» More» What the World Is Saying»

PEPFAR Diplomatic Reception

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 2): "So we have made enormous progress in this fight, and PEPFAR remains the largest commitment of any nation to address a single disease and has become a model, frankly, for treating other diseases, including Ebola, which you don’t hear about now." Full Text»

#FreeThe20 Campaign

Ambassador Power (Sept. 1): "Today, we are here to launch a campaign to recognize 20 ... women who should be advocating for women’s empowerment and part of the discussions around the Conference in New York in three weeks, rather than being behind bars." Full Text» More»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Turkey

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Sept. 2): "We take very seriously the responsibility for ensuring the security of members of the entire official American community, and we’ll continue to evaluate our security posture in Turkey as well as worldwide." Full Text»

Global Campaign for Artisans

The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues will host Artisan Enterprise: The New Startup Economy Forum at the Department of State on September 10. More»

Constitutional Reform Commission

Spokesperson Kirby (Sept. 4): "The United States notes with concern the decision by Rwanda’s Parliament and President Paul Kagame to establish a Constitutional Reform Commission that may amend or remove executive term limits and permit President Kagame to seek a third term in 2017." Full Text»

Messages From Under Secretary Kennedy

Read Under Secretary Patrick F. Kennedy's messages regarding the recent cyber incidents at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). More»

Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria

Spokesperson Kirby (Sept. 4): "The United States strongly condemns the horrific and indiscriminate attacks .... We extend our condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed, and hope for the speedy recovery of those injured." Full Text»

Travel to Australia, China, and Hawaii

Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to China, Australia, and Hawaii September 8-17, for meetings and public remarks on strategic stability, space security, and multilateral arms control. More»


Date: 09/2015 Description: Graphic: September is National Preparedness Month! Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. FEMA; America's PrepareAthon; Ready! - State Dept Image
National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Join others around the country to practice your preparedness. More»

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Passport Awareness Month

The Department is celebrating Passport Awareness Month during September by launching an “Apply Early” campaign for U.S. citizens. More»

Date: 02/21/2013 Description: BusinessUSA Logo © GSA Image
BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

Date: 03/28/2014 Description: Department of State by State Map - State Dept Image
State by State Map

The State by State Map details the work of the Department in each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. More»

Date: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

Date: 07/28/2015 Description: Young Women on an Exchange Program Participate in Wheelchair Basketball - State Dept Image
Access for All

Every day, the Department demonstrates its commitment to advancing disability rights in the U.S. and abroad. More»


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