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Diplomacy in Action

Negotiations on Iran's Nuclear Program

Senior State Department Official: "We are focused on getting a political framework that addresses all of the major elements of a comprehensive deal done by the end of March." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 03/29/2015 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry sits with some of his counterparts from Germany, China, the European Union, France, the United Kingdom, and Russia on March 29, 2015, in Lausanne, Switzerland, before a coordinating meeting among the P5+1 partner nations about negotiations over the future of Iran's nuclear program. - State Dept Image

Empowering the "NeXXt" Generation of Women Scientists

Mar. 28: NeXXt recruits and equips women in science through one-on-one mentoring with successful female scientists, professional development, and cross-cultural communication and leadership training. DipNote» More»

Date: 03/28/2015 Description: DipNote: NeXXt Scholars Gather With Acting Science And Technology Adviser To The Secretary of State, Dr. Frances Colon, During The 3rd Annual NeXXt Scholars Program Meeting In New York, NY. - State Dept Image

Helping Nepal Develop New Sources of Energy

Mar. 27: It’s a fact of life in Nepal that having access to power lines does not mean that you always have power ... about 24 percent of the population still has no access to electricity at all, whether on-grid or off-grid. DipNote»

Date: 03/27/2015 Description: DipNote: The beautiful mountains of Nepal - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Iran

Acting Spokesperson Harf (Mar. 30): " I do think in general, we and our P5+1 partners agree that the decisions for Iran don’t get easier the more you wait – we’ve all said that, and that now is really the time to make these decisions." Full Text»

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Somalia

Acting Spokesperson Harf (Mar. 28): "We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the innocent victims killed in the attack and our regrets to the many who were injured." Full Text»

UN Human Rights Council 28th Session

Mar. 27: The outcomes of the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council underscored the importance of robust U.S. engagement at the Council, where the U.S. continues to work with countries from all regions to address urgent human rights concerns. More»

Nigerian Elections

Mar. 30: Our governments welcome the largely peaceful vote on March 28. The Nigerian people have shown a commendable determination to register their vote and choose their leaders. Joint Statement»

Solidarity March in Tunis

Secretary Kerry (Mar. 28): "On behalf of President Obama, I would like to express the United States’ solidarity with the Tunisian people as they march tomorrow in Tunis in defiance of the shocking and grotesque terrorist attack at the National Bardo Museum on March 18." Full Text»

Travel to Romania, Israel, and Turkey

Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to Romania, Israel, and Turkey, March 28-April 4, for consultations on space security, missile defense, and other bilateral and multilateral security topics. More»

Features

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

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

Date: 02/01/2015 Description: Women's History Month Profile: Kristin Fleschner  - State Dept Image
Women's History Month

This year’s theme presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories into the essential fabric of our nation’s history. More»

Date: 01/31/2015 Location: Monrovia, Liberia Description: The Monrovia Medical Unit treats health workers that contract the virus in the line of duty. Photo by Neil Brandvold, USAID © 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»

Date: 2015 Description: Renowned Afghan graffiti artist Shamsia Hasani strikes a pose reflected in her new work at Embassy Kabul.  © Photo by Joanne Lewa
Gender Equity in Afghanistan

The $216 million Promote effort represents a joint U.S.-Afghan commitment to create opportunities for Afghan women to become future leaders. More»

Date: 02/11/2015 Description: ECA's 75th Anniversary of Exchanges logo - State Dept Image
International Exchange Programs

Since 1940, the Department has fostered mutual understanding through people-to-people exchange programs. More»

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