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Diplomacy in Action

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Dr. Wang (Aug. 27): "The first pillar is the trade and investment pillar, and then the second one is what the Chinese call the innovation, reform, and growth pillar. ... And the third pillar, as you all know, is the connectivity pillar." Full Text»

West Africa Ebola Response

Aug. 27: USAID is providing an additional $5 million to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, bringing its commitment to nearly $19.6 million since the outbreak was first reported in March 2014. More»

Date: 08/27/2014 Description: Jeremy Konyndyk, Director of USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, announces additional funding for Ebola response in Monrovia, Liberia, during a visit with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (seated at right). USAID Image

Department of State by State Map

This interactive map shows how the work of the Department benefits each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. View the map»
• State Department generates $150 billion in trade
• Education exchanges bring U.S. economy $22.7 billion

Date: 03/28/2014 Description: Department of State by State Map - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Moldova

Spokesperson Psaki (Aug. 27): "This 43-kilometer pipeline will bring the first benefits of energy supply diversification to Moldova, including access to Europe's competitive energy market and increased energy security." Full Text»

Travel to Afghanistan

Aug. 27: In his meetings with key stakeholders, Special Representative Feldman reiterated the need to conclude the electoral process in a timely way that honors the millions of votes cast by the Afghan people. More»

Remarks to the American Legion

President Obama (Aug. 26): "The United States is better positioned to lead in the 21st century than any nation on Earth. ... Sustaining our leadership, keeping America strong and secure, means we have to use our power wisely." Full Text»

Changing Lives, Changing the World

Ambassador Power (Aug. 27): "This conference, and the entire United Nations post-2015 development agenda, is not just about setting noble goals. It's about figuring out what we can do to meet them." Full Text»

Protecting Public Health

Aug. 27: An arbitral tribunal constituted under Chapter Eleven of NAFTA recently rejected all claims brought against the U.S. by two Canadian pharmaceutical companies regarding imports into the U.S. More»

U.S.-Australia Agreement

Aug. 26: Increased sharing of visa and immigration information will increase safety and security, as both countries work to identify terrorists, violent criminals, and others who pose a risk before they reach our borders. More»

Features

Date: 08/14/2014 Description: Ghazni Towers Virtual Exhibition - State Dept Image
Ghazni Towers Virtual Exhibition

The Department used innovative methods to document Afghanistan’s historic Ghazni Towers. View the Virtual Exhibition»

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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: 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: 08/01/2014 Description: Department of State employees discuss the State by State map. - State Dept Image
State by State Map

Employees share how 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: 06/01/2014 Location: Papua New Guinea Description: Embassy Port Moresby Deputy Chief of Mission Melanie Higgins, left, poses with Political Assistant Melissa Kembol and the Papua New Guinea prime minister's wife, Linda Babao, after the PNG Women's Forum opening. © State Magazine
Uniting Women

A team of four officers and five local staff at the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby created the Papua New Guinea Women’s Forum. More»

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My State Department

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