Tomorrow marks 2,000 days since U.S. citizen Robert Levinson went missing in Iran on March 9, 2007. Mr. Levinson was last seen on Kish Island and the United States reiterates... Read More
Donald K. Steinberg serves as Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Less than a year ago, President Obama announced a National Action Plan (NAP) to implement commitments on Women, Peace... Read More
Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Trinidad and... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ukraine as you celebrate the 21st anniversary... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Uruguay as you celebrate the 187th anniversary... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Moldova as you celebrate the 21st anniversary... Read More
Anna Mussman serves as a Public Diplomacy Officer with Task Force Mountain Warrior in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
It is no secret that when women and girls have the opportunity to pursue... Read More
I commend Russia for becoming a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) today, as the country brings its over 140 million consumers and a $1.8-trillion economy into the global... Read More
We congratulate Russia on joining the World Trade Organization. Russia’s WTO membership opens the door to increased opportunities for American companies to export and sell products and services in Russia,”... Read More
Tara D. Sonenshine serves as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
As we advance deeper into the 21st century, emerging countries are seeking to leverage their economic... Read More
The United States condemns the Government of Zimbabwe’s violent arrest and detention of 44 members of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe on August 11 and a second raid by police... Read More
Thank you, and thank you Mr. Aguello of Argentina for chairing this session. I am very pleased to attend and to address you on behalf of the U.S. delegation.
I... Read More
On behalf of the U.S. Agency for International Development, I join President Obama in extending my heartfelt condolences to the family of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and to the people... Read More
Iranian Women Excluded From Major Areas of University Study
We have seen reports that 36 Iranian universities have banned women from 77 critical fields of study including engineering, education, and... Read More
I am profoundly saddened by the untimely passing of my close friend and cherished colleague, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia. My family and I extend our heartfelt condolences to... Read More
David Robinson serves as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration.
Yesterday, I participated in two events, using new tools -- specifically social media -- to explain... Read More
The United States welcomes today’s convening of Somalia’s New Federal Parliament. This marks an important milestone in completing the Roadmap to End the Somali Transition. We commend the people of... Read More
It was with sadness that I learned of the passing of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia. Prime Minister Meles deserves recognition for his lifelong contribution to Ethiopia’s development, particularly... Read More
Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you, Special Representative Zarif for your briefing. I’d like to welcome Prime Minister Dačić of Serbia and Prime Minister Thaçi of Kosovo to... Read More
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia.
I admired the Prime Minister’s personal commitment to transforming Ethiopia’s economy and to expanding... Read More