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Diplomacy in Action

United Nations Security Council Statement on Iraq

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 19): "The fact that so many countries are represented here from so many parts of the world really underscores the clear need for all of us to come together to welcome and to support the new, inclusive government in Iraq and to put an end to ISIL’s unfettered barbarity." Full Text»

Date: 09/19/2014 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry lays down his notes before chairing a United Nations Security Council meeting about Iraq in New York City on September 19, 2014.  - State Dept Image

Meeting With Algerian Foreign Minister Lamamra

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 18): "I want to particularly thank the Government of Algeria for their very prompt and strong support for the coalition to deal with the problem of ISIL. We’re appreciative of their efforts in counterterrorism particularly." Full Text»

U.S. Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Sept. 16: As the President has stated, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the humanitarian crisis there is a top national security priority for the United States. Fact Sheet» More»

Date: 08/06/2014 Description: A man washes his hands in a attempt to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: UNGA

Mr. Rathke (Sept. 19): "There will be numerous activities in New York next week to extend the conversation on Ebola, including the Secretary General's high-level meeting on Thursday." Full Text»

Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Sept. 19: The Honorable J. Brian Atwood will lead the U.S. delegation to the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to be held in Warsaw, Sept. 22 - Oct. 3. More»

Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy

Sept. 19: The Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (ACICIP) will meet on September 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the Loy Henderson Auditorium of the Harry S. Truman Building. More»

Frontiers in Development Forum

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 19): "This conference is called Frontiers in Development, and the people of USAID are pioneers. You’re working on the front lines of some of the world’s toughest challenges." Full Text» Learn More» 

Attack on MINUSMA

Spokesperson Psaki (Sept. 19): "The United States strongly condemns yet another deadly attack against the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA) yesterday in Mali which killed five Chadian peacekeepers and wounded three others." Full Text»

ISIS Threat: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 18): "By the time ISIL had launched its offensive in the north, President Obama began airstrikes to begin with on a humanitarian basis to protect American personnel and prevent major catastrophes." Full Text» More»

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»

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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»

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BusinessUSA

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

This month, we honor the rich heritage of the Hispanic community and celebrate its countless achievements. More»

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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: 09/2014 Description: Josh Glazeroff, the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Office of Fraud Prevention Programs' director, takes a phone call. - State Dept Image
On Guard

The Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Fraud Prevention Programs (CA/FPP) works to prevent consular fraud. More»

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