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Diplomacy in Action

Press Availability with Haitian President Martelly

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 6): "Haiti’s future depends on the unity of its people and on your ability to develop strong and stable democratic institutions." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 10/06/2015 Description: Secretary Kerry shakes hands with Haitian President Michel Martelly after a joint press availability at the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on October 6, 2015. - State Dept Image

Protecting Our Ocean

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 5): "The real question is whether we, all of us on this planet, are going to adjust our ways in order to protect the ocean for generations to come." Full Text» Medium» Trip Page» More»

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 5): "The TPP will provide a near-term boost to the U.S. economy, and it will shape our economic and strategic relationships in the Asia-Pacific region long into the future." Full Text» More»

Date: 10/05/2015 Description: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Leading the playing field for American workers and American businesses. © USTR image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Russia

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Oct. 6): "The United States welcomes reports that Russia-backed separatists postponed another round of illegal elections in eastern Ukraine." Full Text»

Joint Statement on South Sudan

Oct. 6: Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States express serious concern about President Kiir’s announcement that he plans to replace South Sudan's 10 states with 28 new states. More»

Special Presidential Envoy Allen's Travel

Oct. 6: Special Presidential Envoy Allen arrived in Baghdad, Iraq today to meet with senior Iraqi government and security officials. More»

Arrival of Berlin Wall Segment

Secretary Kerry will host German President Gauck on October 7 for a ceremony to commemorate the arrival of a segment of the Berlin Wall, which will be displayed in the U.S. Diplomacy Center. More»

Release of Foreign Relations Volume XXII

Oct. 6: This volume is part of a subseries of volumes of the Foreign Relations series that documents the most important issues in the foreign policy of the Nixon and Ford administrations. More»

Special Advisor Jacobs' Travel

Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, Ambassador Jacobs, will visit Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Republic of Korea from October 7-16. More»


Date: 10/01/2015 Description: A chief examines a satellite map in Africa. Satellite data produced through the NASA/USAID SERVIR partnership helps local leaders make informed decisions. © NASA Image
Modernizing Development Assistance

USAID is striving to collect better data across a range of sectors and to make that data more widely available. More»

Date: 10/01/2015 Description: Logo for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015. © DHS Image
Cyber Security Awareness

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Help make digital communities more secure. 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: 09/2015 Description: Allison D. Henry-Plotts  - State Dept Image
Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

We recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. 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: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»


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