printable banner
You are using an older version of Internet Explorer.

In order to get the most out of our website, you can get a free update of Internet Explorer.
If you're using a work computer, please contact your IT administrator.

[CLOSE]

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

President's Remarks on ISIL

President Obama (Aug. 28): "Countries in the region ... increasingly recognize the primacy of the threat that ISIL poses to all of them. And I've asked Secretary Kerry to travel to the region to continue to build the coalition that's needed to meet this threat." Full Text» Secretary's Op-Ed»

Date: 08/28/2014 Description: President Barack Obama speaks to reporters about Iraq and Ukraine in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Washington, DC. © AP Image

UN Security Council Session on Ukraine

Ambassador Power (Aug. 28): "This is our 24th session to try to rein in Russia's aggressive acts in Ukraine. Every single one of those sessions has sent a straightforward, unified message: Russia, stop this conflict. Russia is not listening." Full Text»

Date: 08/28/2014 Description: People attend an anti-war meeting in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. © AP 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

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Azerbaijan

Spokesperson Psaki (Aug.  28): "We are deeply concerned by recent restrictions on peaceful civil society activities in Azerbaijan. ... We urge Azerbaijan to respect the universal rights of its citizens." Full Text»

Travel to Wales, U.K.

On Sept. 4–5, Secretary Kerry will accompany President Obama during his visit to Wales to participate in the Summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. More» DipNote»

Yemen: Actions Taken by the Houthis

Aug. 29: The U.S. joins the UN Security Council and the international community in strongly condemning actions seeking to undermine the Gulf Cooperation Council political transition process and Yemen's stability. More»

International Day of the Disappeared

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 30): "Those who vanished are neither alive nor dead. ... Today, we mark the 31st International Day of the Disappeared and remember those individuals whose locations and fates remain unknown." Full Text»

Travel to Turkey and Germany

Under Secretary Novelli's Sept. 1-5 trip will include participation in the 2014 Internet Governance Forum, and meetings and discussions on economic and business issues. More» DipNote»

Illicit Iranian Nuclear Activities

Aug. 29: The Administration imposed sanctions today on a series of companies and individuals under various Iran-related authorities targeting those engaged in proscribed activities. State Department» Treasury Department»

Features

Date: 08/29/2014 Description: Graphic for America's PrepareAthon. - State Dept Image
America's PrepareAthon

Join America's movement to stay safe during disasters. National PrepareAthon Day is Sept. 30. Read more and register.»

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»

Date: 02/21/2013 Description: BusinessUSA Logo © GSA Image
BusinessUSA

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

Date: 02/09/2011 Description: QR Code for m.state.gov - State Dept Image
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»

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»

Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.