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Diplomacy in Action

Luncheon in Honor of President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil

Deputy Secretary Blinken (June 30): "Rich in diversity, resolute in spirit, Brazil and the United States forged nations that we united not by a single religion or heritage, but by a common commitment to the ideals of freedom and dignity." Full Text»

P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

Secretary Kerry (June 27): "We have a lot of hard work to do. We have some very tough issues, and I think we all look forward to getting down to the final effort here to see whether or not a deal is possible." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 06/27/2015 Location: Vienna, Austria Description: Secretary of State John Kerry  sits across from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and other advisers on June 27, 2015 as they address reporters before resuming negotiations about the future of Iran's nuclear program. - State Dept Image

Building a Future Free From Hunger

June 27: Feed the Future is a country-led initiative, which means we help countries pursue their own priorities for agricultural development. DipNote» More»

Date: 06/27/2015 Description: DipNote: Smallholder farmers in Ghana harvest cowpeas © USAID/Elisa Walton

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Indonesia

Spokesperson Kirby (June 30): "I also want to offer our heartfelt condolences to the Indonesian people today, especially those in the city of Medan, where a C-130 military aircraft crashed earlier today." Full Text»

6th Annual Generation Prague Conference

June 30: From July 15-17, the Department of State, in partnership with The George Washington University Elliott School for International Affairs, will host the 6th Annual Generation Prague Conference. More»

Global Dialogue to Counter Violent Extremism and Recruitment

June 26: Approximately 200 representatives of governments, civil society, and the private sector from the Asia Pacific, Canada, the United States, and Europe gathered last week in Sydney, Australia for a regional Summit on countering violent extremism. DipNote»

Joint Statement on Libya

June 30: The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, express our deep concern about the ongoing violence within Libya, and the expansion of terrorism in Libya. More» 

Burundi Elections

Spokesperson Kirby (June 29): "The U.S. is deeply disappointed that the Government of Burundi moved forward with parliamentary elections today despite woefully inadequate conditions for them to be credible." Full Text»

World Food Prize

On July 1, World Food Prize Foundation President and former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Kenneth M. Quinn will announce the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize. More»


Date: 2015 Description: USA Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015, American Food 2.0   © [USA Pavilion photo]
USA Pavilion at Milan Expo

The USA Pavilion at Milan Expo highlights America’s contributions to food security, sustainability, and innovation. 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: 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: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

Date: 05/29/2015 Description: Part of the American Chef Corps, Guillermo Pernot works with culinary students in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. © State Dept Image by Edwar Javier Ramirez
Promoting Nutrition

The American Chef Corps is a Department initiative that features culinary engagement in public diplomacy. More»


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