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Diplomacy in Action

North American Ministerial

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 31): "We're working as partners to build a safe, sustainable, and prosperous North America and inter-American community, and combine our strengths in order to deal with a host of global challenges." Full Text» Photos»

ISIL Murder of Japanese Journalist

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 31): "The barbaric killing of Kenji Goto, and of Haruna Yukawa before him, shows again ISIL's brutality and extremist agenda. ... We share the sorrow and continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our ally Japan in confronting terrorism." Full Text» DipNote» More»

Date: 01/31/2015 Description: Woman holds a candle in support of Kenji Goto. Image from DipNote blog post. © AP Image

American Football Is Going Global

Jan 31: The State Department's Sport for Community exchange program recently paired a Brazilian promoter of the game with an American team of management advisors focused on the global sport business. DipNote»

Date: 01/29/2015 Description: The Super Bowl XLIX sign is displayed on the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: African Union

Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 30): "Decisions on AU leadership are decisions for the African members. ... Our commitment to the people of Zimbabwe remains strong ... as does as our commitment to the AU and our partnership." Full Text»

Travel to Ukraine and Germany

Secretary Kerry travels to Kyiv on February 5 for meetings with Ukrainian officials, and to Munich from February 6-8 for the 51st Munich Security Conference and a series of bilateral and multilateral meetings. More»

Denuclearization of North Korea

Special Representative Kim (Jan. 30): "The question is whether the North Koreans are ready for any serious and productive discussion on the nuclear issue, and that’s something that we’re continuing to look for." Full Text»

FY 2016 Budget Request

On February 2, officials will brief the press on the President's FY 2016 budget request for the State Department and USAID. The briefing will be streamed live at 1:30 p.m. EST on www.state.gov. More»

Protection of Civilians

Ambassador Pressman (Jan. 30): "The threats facing women and children in conflict are worsening, not improving, in many parts of the world. We can and we must work together to turn this tide." Full Text»

Combating Human Trafficking

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 29): "One of the greatest zones of impunity is in the supply chains. ... If governments want responsible businesses to compete on a level playing field, then we need to address this problem head on." Full Text»

Features

Date: 01/16/2015 Description: USAID Workers unload medical supplies. © USAID Image
Ebola Response

The United States is working with international partners to help respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

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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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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»

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Wanted: Entrepreneurs
The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP) led a Partnership Opportunity Delegation to Tanzania. More»
 
 
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