Wednesday, September 2, 2015

US Government News

US Government News
Timely news related to the U.S. government, including the state dept., office of the President, the United Nations, and national policy.
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: U.S. Secretary Kerry named Ambassador Nancy Powell to lead the Ebola Coordination Unit at the Department of State. In...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: In recognition of Secretary Kerry’s “Our Ocean” Conference on June 16-17, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships,...
US Department of State

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Top entrepreneurs participating in the State Department’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Entrepreneurship Journey will arrive in Chicago...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards. The Diplomacy for...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The U.S. State Department will launch its third annual “Free the Press” campaign on Friday, April 25 at the...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The U.S. Department of State today announced the start of the 2014 Global Partnerships Week (GP3) that will run...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), today announced...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State provided the following statement to the media: Eleven years ago, the United Nations...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will announce and present the 15th annual Secretary of State’s Awards for Corporate Excellence...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host approximately 400 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced partnerships with three private banks in...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The U.S. Department of State will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education and how those...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 100 international journalists will begin a three-week exchange this week as participants in the Edward R. Murrow Program for...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The United States announced today it brought 69,930 refugees to safety and new lives in the United States in fiscal...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday the provision of $10 million in funding for a new U.S. initiative, Safe from the Start, to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies worldwide.
To Walk the Earth in Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM/WRA) has...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Entrepreneurs and business leaders from 29 countries will travel to the United States from September 14 through October 5 as...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium:...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- On September 12, Nerissa Cook, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs will participate in the launch of...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State and espnW are proud to announce this year’s mentor organizations and international emerging leaders participating...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the four 2013 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- From August 18 – 28, 2013, twelve women climate leaders from across the Pacific region will visit Washington, D.C., Pensacola,...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State today announced an upcoming sports envoy program to "empower youth in Luanda, Angola." In partnership...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. State Dept. announced that 60 disability and civil society orgs from 20 countries and the United States...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As the United States celebrates the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act this week, Secretary of State John...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance launched today the “2013 Innovation in Arms Control...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), a special initiative of the International Visitor Leadership Program, runs from July 22-August 9,...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. State Department has announced the 2013 winners of the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). This competition provides small...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats and Administrator Zhao Shucong of the...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According to the U.S. State Dept., childhood is far from carefree for millions of children growing up in conflict. Even...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According tor the State Department, U.S. policy makers and scientists are meeting with governments from around the world this week,...
U.S. Department of State

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announced today that youth and coaches from Brazil...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State today announced the release of the "2012 Digest of United States Practice in International Law,"...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the American Alliance of Museums,...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State announced selection of Mr. Salih Yuce of Turkey as July’s International Exchange Alumni Member...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State welcomes its first sports exchange delegation from Turkey to the United States. From June 27-July...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As part of 2013 World Day Against Child Labor, US Secretary of State John Kerry made the following statement: We...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State announced the winners of the 2012 Human Rights Awards. The winner of the Diplomacy...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels// -- Today, the United States and Colombia announced they will hold the first plenary meeting on the U.S.-Colombia Action Plan on...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State will host Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy on June 7, 2013. The conference will explore how use...