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June 9, 2023

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  • June 8, 2023

    U.S.-Swiss Cyber and Digital Dialogue

    The U.S. and Switzerland reaffirmed their commitment to advancing a peaceful, secure, and stable cyberspace.
  • June 8, 2023

    Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

    Coalition partners confirmed their continued support for counterterrorism programming in Africa, Iraq, Syria, and South and Central Asia.
  • June 8, 2023

    Expanding Study Abroad Opportunities

    Through IDEAS grants, institutions will develop and expand study abroad programs around the world.

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Celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month, Immigrant Heritage Month, and LGBTQ+ Pride Month

During Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we celebrate the achievements and dreams of the millions of people of Caribbean origin now living in the United States while honoring the shared history of joy and perseverance that has united and enriched life across our region for centuries.

The very idea of America has been advanced by immigrants from every part of the world — my ancestors and yours. Their dreams built America, and during National Immigrant Heritage Month, we celebrate their courage.

During Pride Month, we honor a movement that has grown stronger, more vibrant, and more inclusive with every passing year.

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