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Diplomacy in Action

Washington Ideas Forum

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 30): "As I said, nations are more developed, they’re more assertive, and it’s not a moment like that. That doesn’t make diplomacy any less important, it’s in fact more important in many ways, because we don’t have the bipolarity that existed for those 70 years or so." Full Text»

U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership

Oct. 29: Following the second Partnership Dialogue in Dhaka in May 2013, Bangladesh and the United States have demonstrated their shared commitment to broadening and deepening their partnership, including through the signing of multiple agreements in November 2013. More»

Date: 10/29/2014 Description: (L-R) Bangladesh Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin, Under Secretary Wendy Sherman, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque, Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal - State Dept Image

We Will Stop Ebola in West Africa

At a time when fear and misinformation spread panic faster than a virus, let's not miss the opportunity to scale up what's working, fix what isn't, and bring the best of science, technology, and innovation to bear on this devastating disease. DipNote» USAID» Remarks by the President» More»

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

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Turkey

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 30): "Turkey remains not only an important NATO ally but a partner in these efforts to degrade and defeat ISIL." Full Text»

ISIL Executions in Anbar Province

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 31): "We are deeply concerned by reports of mass executions of Sunni tribesmen in Anbar province by ISIL and strongly condemn the brutal actions that ISIL continues to perpetrate against the Iraqi people." Full Text» More»

Travel to Ecuador

Assistant Secretary Jacobson will travel to Quito, Ecuador, November 2-5 to reinforce bilateral cooperation on issues of common interest, including education, trade, security, cultural patrimony, and clean energy. More»

Secretary's Travel to Paris, Beijing, and Muscat

Secretary Kerry will travel to Paris, Beijing, and Muscat, November 4-12 to lead the Department of State’s delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Ministerial Meeting and participate in multilateral and bilateral meetings. More»

Heart of Asia Foreign Ministerial

White House Counselor Podesta (Oct. 31): "Promoting peace and reconciliation is key to achieving a positive and resilient outcome in Afghanistan. This is an ongoing process that is and must continue to be designed and led by Afghans." Full Text» More»

Travel to the Czech Republic

Under Secretary Stengel will travel to Prague, November 3-5 to speak at the opening of TechCamp Prague and tour the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). More»


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: 10/2014 Description: Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month - State Dept Image
Disability Employment Awareness Month

This year's theme: "Expect. Employ. Empower." 
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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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