DipNote Home DipNote Home All Posts Browse by Topic HomeAbout DipNote ...DipNote hide DipNote The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of State Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Flickr Subscribe April 21, 2021 Creativity and Innovation: The Next Big Thing April 20, 2021 Arab American Heritage Month Spotlight: The Power, Benefits, and Necessity of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion April 1, 2021 My International Visitor Leadership Program Moment: Exchanges Impact Interpreters As Well As Participants Subscribe Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Flickr Share Share this page on: Close Recent Stories April 21, 2021 April 21, 2021 Creativity and Innovation: The Next Big Thing April 21 marks World Creativity and Innovation Day. In celebration of this Day, the State Department’s Innovation Station reflec... April 20, 2021 April 20, 2021 Arab American Heritage Month Spotlight: The Power, Benefits, and Necessity of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Like all of us Americans, I am here thanks to an immigrant who came to our country by choice or by force. That reality informs my ... April 8, 2021 April 8, 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Day President Biden proclaimed April 4 through April 11, 2021, as a week of observance of the Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Ho... April 8, 2021 April 8, 2021 Working with Our Allies and Partners To Keep Shoulder-fired Anti-aircraft Missiles Out of the Wrong Hands Countering the proliferation of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) – or shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles – has be... April 7, 2021 April 7, 2021 Making a Difference: Returning Cultivated Lands on Tajik-Afghan Border to Local Communities It is a well-known but tragic fact that the presence of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) long outlasts the conflicts in whi... April 6, 2021 April 6, 2021 Small Steps Have a Big Impact for Yemeni Civilians Landmines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) have left physical, emotional, and econo... April 5, 2021 April 5, 2021 Afghanistan’s Dangerous Legacy Unearthed In September 2020, Safiullah, a father of six children living in Kabul, confronted a dangerous legacy of war when he unearthed bur... Browse All FOLLOW @STATEDEPT Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Flickr 69330 6137221Welcome to the U.S. Department of State Twitter account. Follow @SecBlinken for more from the Secretary. For all Department accounts: https://t.co/kzsNMIOwF9.