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Diplomacy in Action

U.S.-Philippines Relationship

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 20): "The Philippines is a very strong, long-term ally of ours. We are very grateful for the support on major crises of the day, particularly on ISIL and on the challenge of Ebola." Full Text» Trip Page» Countering ISIL»

Date: 10/20/2014 Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Description: Secretary of State John Kerry greets Foreign Minister Albert del Rosario of the Philippines before a bilateral meeting after both attended the inauguration ceremonies for Indonesian President Joko Widodo. - State Dept Image

International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

Launched in 1940, the IVLP helps strengthen U.S. engagement with countries around the world and cultivate lasting relationships by connecting current and emerging foreign leaders with their American counterparts through short-term visits to the United States. More»

Date: 10/21/2014 Description: International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) - State Dept Image

U.S. Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 17): "No matter what we have already committed, it is clear, every one of us, that we have to do more, and we have to do it quickly." Full Text» USAID» More»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Ebola

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Oct. 20): "You heard Secretary Kerry … recognize that Cuba has dispatched hundreds of health care workers … and said that this is a significant contribution to the overall international response." Full Text»

Release of Jeffrey Fowle

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Oct. 21): "We can confirm that Jeffrey Fowle has been allowed to depart the D.P.R.K. and is on his way home to rejoin his family. We welcome the D.P.R.K.’s decision to release him." Full Text»

Assistant Secretary Malinowski's Travel

Oct. 21: Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski will travel to Vietnam and the Republic of Korea October 22-28 to engage with government officials and local civil society representatives. More»

Terrorist Designations

Oct. 21: The Department of State has designated Khan Said and Ramzi Mawafi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. More»

U.S.-Australia Political-Military Talks

On October 21, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Todd C. Chapman met with senior civilian and military officials in Canberra for the U.S.-Australia Political-Military Talks. More»

Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights Officer

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Oct. 20): "The U.S. is deeply concerned by the decision of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Government to expel the Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office in the DRC." Full Text»


Date: 09/18/2014 Description: A World Health Organization, WHO, worker, right, trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone. © AP Image
Fighting the Ebola Virus

The United States is working with international partners to help respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

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: 09/26/2014 Description: Cybersecurity Awareness Month - State Dept Image
Cyber Security Awareness

The Department is committed to cybersecurity awareness. Do your part - safeguard your personal information while online. More»

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Date: 09/2014 Description: Josh Glazeroff, the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Office of Fraud Prevention Programs' director, takes a phone call. - State Dept Image
On Guard

The Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Fraud Prevention Programs (CA/FPP) works to prevent consular fraud. More»


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