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December 2, 2023

28th Conference of the Parties

Countries worldwide are uniting to escalate efforts against the climate crisis.


In Other News

  • December 2, 2023

    Green Climate Fund Replenishment

    The U.S. announced a multi-year pledge of $3 billion for the Green Climate Fund for its Second Replenishment, 2024-2027.
  • December 1, 2023

    Reviewing our Venezuela Sanctions Relief

    The U.S. remains firmly committed to the Venezuelan people and supports their aspirations for a democratic future.
  • December 1, 2023

    Presidential Elections in Madagascar

    The U.S. commends the Malagasy people for exercising their civil and political rights in Madagascar’s November 16 presidential elections.

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Hometown Diplomats

Diplomats come from all corners of the United States. Here, six U.S. diplomats talk about how their hometown vistas, people and values influence them — every day — as they pursue foreign policy goals.

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ShareAmerica is the U.S. Department of State’s platform for stories about America and the principles that underlie U.S. foreign policy.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future