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Diplomacy in Action

Integration and Innovation: The Americas Agenda

Secretary Kerry (Apr. 21): "The vast majority of people from this hemisphere care much less about what was than about what is and what can be in the future." Full Text»

Secretary Kerry With Foreign Minister Machete of Portugal

Secretary Kerry (Apr. 21): "I know recently Portugal, like other countries in Europe, has been making difficult economic choices. And I want to congratulate Portugal on the fact that it is growing. We want to see that continue." Full Text»

U.S. National Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

With the theme "American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet," the U.S. National Pavilion will host millions of visitors during the May 1 - October 31 world's fair. DipNote»

Date: 04/17/2015 Description: View of the giant flag design on the U.S. National Pavilion, which is under construction for the Milan 2015 Expo - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Greece

Acting Spokesperson Harf (Apr. 20): "The Secretary is meeting today here at the State Department with the Greeks, and obviously, it's an incredibly important relationship to us, an important counterterrorism relationship." Full Text» More»

Terrorist Designations

Apr. 21: The State Department has designated Christodoulos Xiros and Nikolaos Maziotis; and Ahmed Diriye and Mahad Karate under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.

Albania-U.S. Strategic Partnership

Secretary Kerry (Apr. 20): "Today, we will have the pleasure of signing the … Albania-U.S. Strategic Partnership, which is an effort to cooperate even more fully on our mutual interests against counterterrorism, for security in the region against ISIL, and other initiatives." Full Text» More»

Global Security Contingency Fund

On May 5-7, the joint Department of State – Department of Defense Global Security Contingency Fund will implement a Multinational Regional Border Patrol Strategy Workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon. More»

Secretary Kerry Travels to Boston, New York

Acting Spokesperson Harf: "Secretary of State John Kerry will host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 26...Secretary Kerry will then travel to New York City on April 27 for a series of meetings and events." Full Text»

Elections in Sudan

Apr. 20: The members of the Troika (Norway, the U.K., and the U.S.) regret the Government of Sudan's failure to create a free, fair, and conducive elections environment. Joint Statement»


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: 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: 2014 Description: The United States Partners With the HALO Trust and its Team of Experts to Rid Mozambique and Zimbabwe of the Threat of Landmines and Unexploded Ordinance - State Dept Image
Mine Awareness Day

To Walk the Earth in Safety summarizes the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program. More»

Date: 01/31/2015 Location: Monrovia, Liberia Description: The Monrovia Medical Unit treats health workers that contract the virus in the line of duty. Photo by Neil Brandvold, USAID © USAID Image
Ebola Response

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

Date: 2015 Description: Renowned Afghan graffiti artist Shamsia Hasani strikes a pose reflected in her new work at Embassy Kabul.  © Photo by Joanne Lewa
Gender Equity in Afghanistan

The $216 million Promote effort represents a joint U.S.-Afghan commitment to create opportunities for Afghan women to become future leaders. More»

Date: 02/11/2015 Description: ECA's 75th Anniversary of Exchanges logo - State Dept Image
International Exchange Programs

Since 1940, the Department has fostered mutual understanding through people-to-people exchange programs. More»


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