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June 19: Secretary Kerry will deliver the keynote address at the 27th annual World Food Prize Laureate ceremony. Watch a live broadcast of this event here at 12:30 p.m. EDT. More»
In Other News
- Bottom Line Diplomacy: Why Public Diplomacy Matters
Under Secretary Sonenshine (June 18): "Bottom line diplomacy isn’t about reducing everything to how much it costs. It’s the opposite. It’s about expanding our perspective so we see – and reap – the long term benefits for our own citizens." Full Text»
- World Food Prize
On June 19, Secretary Kerry will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony. More»
- Pride at State
On June 19, Secretary Kerry will make his first speech on LGBT policy and personnel issues at the State Department's Pride at State event. More»
- Daily Press Briefing: Afghanistan
Spokesperson Psaki (June 18): "An Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process is the surest way to end violence and ensure lasting stability in Afghanistan and the region." Full Text»
- 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report
On June 19, Secretary Kerry will release the 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report during a ceremony at the State Department. More»
- World Refugee Day
On June 20, Secretary Kerry will host a special event in recognition of World Refugee Day, highlighting the challenges refugees face around the world and honoring their bravery and resilience in working to overcome them. More»
- Empower Program
Mr. Hayatkhan faced difficulties finding work and after participating in the Empower Program he initiated a project to support employment of other disabled Pakistanis.
- LGBT Pride Month
Mary C. Ellison serves as a public engagement officer in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. More»
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