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Diplomacy in Action

Crises on Four Fronts: Rising to the Call

Administrator Shah (Aug. 21): "This is the first time in our Agency's history that we have been called on to manage four large-scale humanitarian responses at once." DipNote»

Date: 08/23/2014 Description: A large shipment of food arrives at the World Food Programme UNMISS UNHOUSE warehouse in Juba, South Sudan. © USAID Image

Department of State by State Map

This interactive map shows how the work of the Department benefits each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. View the map»
• State Department generates $150 billion in trade
• Education exchanges bring U.S. economy $22.7 billion

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

Response to the Ebola Virus

The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible. Fact Sheet» DipNote»

Date: 08/14/2014 Description: A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Syria

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Aug. 21): "One year ago today, the brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad launched a deadly chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of Damascus, where more than 1,000 people were killed." Full Text»

Call With Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari

Aug. 22: The Secretary expressed his strong support for the formation of a new government and encouraged the Foreign Minister to press all parties on the need work together and avoid preconditions to expedite the formation of a new and inclusive cabinet. More»

Russian Convoy in Ukraine

NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden (Aug. 22): "Today, in violation of its previous commitments and international law, Russian military vehicles painted to look like civilian trucks forced their way into Ukraine." Full Text»

Death of Mykola Zelenec

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Aug. 23): "Today we were shocked to hear reports that Lithuanian Honorary Consul Mykola Zelenec was abducted and murdered by separatist groups operating in Luhansk." Full Text»

Attack on Worshippers in Iraq

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Aug. 22): "The U.S. strongly condemns the vicious attack today on innocent men, women, and children inside a mosque in the village of Imam Wais in Diyala province." Full Text»

Murder of James Foley

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 20): "He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism."  Full Text»  Statement by President Obama»

Features

Date: 08/14/2014 Description: Ghazni Towers Virtual Exhibition - State Dept Image
Ghazni Towers Virtual Exhibition

The Department used innovative methods to document Afghanistan’s historic Ghazni Towers. View the Virtual Exhibition»

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state.gov for Mobile

Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting m.state.govOther Government apps»

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BusinessUSA

Business.USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

Date: 08/01/2014 Description: Department of State employees discuss the State by State map. - State Dept Image
State by State Map

Employees share how 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: 06/01/2014 Location: Papua New Guinea Description: Embassy Port Moresby Deputy Chief of Mission Melanie Higgins, left, poses with Political Assistant Melissa Kembol and the Papua New Guinea prime minister's wife, Linda Babao, after the PNG Women's Forum opening. © State Magazine
Uniting Women

A team of four officers and five local staff at the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby created the Papua New Guinea Women’s Forum. More»

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