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Diplomacy in Action

The Elimination of Violence Against Women

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 25): "Today, we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. ... Simply put, we must all do more to end violence against women in all its forms." Full Text» DipNote»

Date: 12/09/2013 Description: Pakistani women rally to condemn violence against women, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 in Lahore, Pakistan.  © AP Image

Iran's Nuclear Program

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 24): "Now we have worked long and hard not just over these past days but for months in order to achieve a comprehensive agreement that addresses international concerns about Iran’s nuclear program. This takes time." Full Text» Trip Page»

Medical Unit for Healthcare Workers in the Fight Against Ebola

As part of our whole-of-government response to the Ebola crisis, we opened the Monrovia Medical Unit, which will provide care to any healthcare workers who become infected with Ebola while treating patients. DipNote» USAID» More»

Date: 2014 Description: Monrovia Medical Unit Built To Care for Health Workers Infected With Ebola. - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Europe's Energy Security

Director Rathke (Nov. 25): "We believe that energy security is the next chapter in the European project of integration and market expansion...." Full Text»

Kenya: Food Ration Cuts

Director Rathke (Nov. 25): "The United States is profoundly concerned about funding shortfalls being experienced by humanitarian organizations in many places around the world.  Nowhere is this shortfall more dire than in Africa." Full Text»

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Nov. 25: Betty Castor was elected as Chair and Laura Skandera Trombley was elected as Vice Chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. More»

Secretary Kerry's Travel

Spokesperson Psaki: "Secretary Kerry will travel to Belgium, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom December 1-5." Full Text»

Recent Attacks on Civilians in the D.R.C.

Director Rathke (Nov. 25): "The United States is deeply concerned by the brutality and the increasingly frequent attacks on the civilian population of Beni territory, North Kivu." Full Text»

Foreign Relations of the United States

Nov. 25: The Department of State released Foreign Relations of the United States, Public Diplomacy, 1917–1972, World War I. This is the first chapter in a retrospective volume which will augment the series’ coverage of U.S. public diplomacy. 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: 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: 09/26/2014 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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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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