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

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

Coalition To Counter ISIL

General John Allen (Oct. 29): "It’s going to take the cooperation of many of the members of the coalition over a period of time. We’re going to combine our efforts in a number of ways to accomplish the objectives of degrading ISIL and ultimately defeating it. " Full Text» Joint Statement» More»

File photo: General John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. © AP Image

Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

Ebola is a horrific disease. It’s wiping out entire families. It has turned simple acts of love and comfort and kindness -- like holding a sick friend’s hand, or embracing a dying child -- into potentially fatal acts. USAID» More» DipNote» Remarks by the President»

Date: 10/25/2014 Description: A health worker, right, briefs another, left, on the use of their Ebola security gear before working with Fanta Kone at an Ebola virus center in Kayes, Mali. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Zambia

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 29): "I want to just reiterate from here the United States Government expresses its deep condolences on the passing of Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata. Our sympathies are with the president’s family and with the people of Zambia during this time of mourning." Full Text»

Sixth Annual Washington Ideas Forum

Secretary Kerry will participate in the sixth annual Washington Ideas Forum presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 30, at the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, DC. More»

Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 28): "Together on this side of the Atlantic and where necessary overseas, we will defeat the advocates and practitioners of terror, expose their hypocrisy, and we will win the battle of ideas." Full Text» Trip Page»

"Heart of Asia" Conference

Counselor to the President John Podesta will lead a senior U.S. Government delegation to the "Heart of Asia" conference October 30-31 in Beijing, China to discuss efforts in the region to expand political, security, and economic support for Afghanistan.  More»

Travel to Haiti

Counselor to the Department Thomas A. Shannon visits Haiti on October 30, 2014 to underscore U.S. support for timely elections, promote political dialogue, and highlight progress made in reconstruction and development. More»

Changes to Burkina Faso Term Limits

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 28): "The United States is concerned by the spirit and intent behind a draft National Assembly bill in Burkina Faso to amend the constitution to allow the term-limited incumbent president to run for an additional five-year term." Full Text»

Features

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." 
More» International Disability Rights»

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: 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»

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»

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.