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Diplomacy in Action

Albania-U.S. Strategic Partnership

Secretary Kerry (Apr. 20): "Today, we will have the pleasure of signing the … Albania-U.S. Strategic Partnership, which is an effort to cooperate even more fully on our mutual interests against counterterrorism, for security in the region against ISIL, and other initiatives." Full Text» More»

Global Cooperation To Combat Global Crime

Assistant Secretary Ryan (Apr. 18): "To counter global crime, we need global solutions. Here at the State Department, one solution has been to bring together law enforcement officials from around the world to better understand how to work together and share best practices." DipNote»

Date: 04/19/2015 Description: Handcuffs sit on a table © AP Image

U.S. National Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

With the theme "American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet," the U.S. National Pavilion will host millions of visitors during the May 1 - October 31 world's fair. DipNote»

Date: 04/17/2015 Description: View of the giant flag design on the U.S. National Pavilion, which is under construction for the Milan 2015 Expo - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Greece

Acting Spokesperson Harf (Apr. 20): "The Secretary is meeting today here at the State Department with the Greeks, and obviously, it's an incredibly important relationship to us, an important counterterrorism relationship." Full Text» More»

Screening of Gardeners of Eden

In honor of Earth Day, the State Department will host a special screening of Gardeners of Eden on April 21, a film about wildlife trafficking produced by Kristin Davis, followed by a panel discussion. More»

Support for the Global Equality Fund

On April 17, Denmark announced an additional pledge to increase its support to the Global Equality Fund by three million Danish kroner. Joint Statement»

Elections in Sudan

Apr. 20: The members of the Troika (Norway, the U.K., and the U.S.) regret the Government of Sudan's failure to create a free, fair, and conducive elections environment. Joint Statement»

U.S.-Nordic-Baltic Political-Military Dialogue

Apr. 20: Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar travels to Copenhagen to lead the U.S. delegation participating in the inaugural U.S.-Nordic-Baltic Political-Military Dialogue. More»

G-7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Secretary Kerry (Apr. 15): "We’re very, very privileged to be here with the G7, which has a critical voice right now on the major challenges that we face – ISIS, Yemen, the Middle East, Syria, Ukraine, Libya." Full Text» Trip Page»


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: 2014 Description: The United States Partners With the HALO Trust and its Team of Experts to Rid Mozambique and Zimbabwe of the Threat of Landmines and Unexploded Ordinance - State Dept Image
Mine Awareness Day

To Walk the Earth in Safety summarizes the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program. 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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